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Blair Encourages Residents to 'Fight The Bite'

In partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, Blair County Emergency Management has kicked off the 2023 tick and mosquito surveillance season. While most insects provide beneficial effects, such as being part of the food web or acting as pollinators for plants, ticks and mosquitoes can become a biting nuisance or — more importantly — transmit diseases that can make you sick. Each week the Blair County Emergency Management Agency Vector Control Specialist collects environmental samples of tick and mosquito populations from our communities to assess disease transmi...

 

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