Mosquito Squad of Central MA

Tick Control

Mosquito Bites: How Do You Know What Is A Reaction Versus An Infection?

You or your child has a mosquito bite. This bite seems out of the ordinary. The way it looks is concerning. How do you know what to do? Should you see a doctor or wait it out? There are some…
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Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Central Massachusetts Is Alarming, But There Is A Bigger Threat Among Us

Eastern Equine Encephalitis has been in our news over the past few weeks. The third case of EEE this year was found in a Tyngsborough horse that died from the illness. The mosquito threat level in neighboring Chelmsford and Westford…
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How Serious Is Tick Borne Disease In Central Massachusetts?

Massachusetts residents are used to hearing about the risk of Lyme Disease in our area.  This time of year, there is something about Lyme Disease in the news almost daily. Most cases of tick borne illness are reported between the…
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Girl Diagnosed With Advanced Lyme Disease From Ashburnham, MA Is Beneficiary Of Annual Run

In July of 2003, Brian Simmons was killed by a drunk driver when leaving his first job as a unit coordinator at UMass Hospital in Worcester. Brian was an Ashburnham, MA native who was a great soccer player. He had…
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Tick Control: How Can Something That You Cannot Hear, See or Feel Make You So Sick?

They are stealth. Often too tiny to see on your body. When they bite, it is painless. At least a mosquito will warn you with a buzz. Ticks are sly. They are in our daily surroundings of Chelmsford and Cambridge…
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You asked for Mosquito And Tick Control In Your Area: We Are Expanding Into Cambridge!

Mosquito Squad of Chelmsford is now Mosquito Squad of Chelmsford and Cambridge.  Now the Cambridge area has access to our professional mosquito control services.  We are proud to expand into this new territory and look forward to providing our superior product…
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How To Stay In Control When A Tick Bites

You come inside from a day in the yard where the kids were playing games and climbing trees while you were gardening.  As a precaution, you check the kids for ticks and make them take showers upon coming indoors.  Too…
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Mosquito Control Tips: Organic Landscaping Materials May Bring More Than Just Beauty To Your Yard

My friend Nicole believes that she contracted Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever from spreading fresh mulch in her yard. She was under the impression that since it was organic, and because it came in a bag that somehow it would be free…
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The Bull’s-eye Is Not As Precise With Lyme Disease

Yes, it is true.  A tiny tick can make you very sick! Developing a bull’s-eye rash is a sure sign that you have Lyme Disease. But, did you know that sometimes, the bull’s-eye rash does not appear? The rash, also…
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Can Your Dog Get Lyme Disease? Can Your Cat Get Lyme Disease?

Yes, Yes, Yes!  No, say it is not so.  Your beloved cats, dogs and pets can in fact get Lyme disease just like their less furry counterparts.  Lyme disease is carried by very small nymph ticks.  These ticks bite mice…
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