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Healthy Living: Summer’s Small Scoundrels

Now is a popular time for lake days and camping trips, but this warmer weather is also a cause for the increase in mosquito and tick-borne diseases, like heartland virus, Lyme disease, Zika, and dengue.

In Healthy Living, we break down ways you can protect yourself this summer. 

Vector control is used to get rid of creatures that transmit diseases, and the most common type is mosquito control, but the CDC says 80 percent of vector control organizations lack critical prevention and control capacities.