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It's Mosquito Awareness Week in Watsonville!

It's Mosquito Awareness Week in Watsonville!
By Kevin O'Connor on Apr 26, 2019 at 06:59 PM in Watsonville Mosquito Control , Watsonville Pest Control

Watsonville residents play an important role in protecting the public health of their community and should take simple steps to reduce the risk of mosquito-transmitted diseases in their neighborhood.

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DIY Pesticide Solutions for Watsonville: Effective? Or Dangerous?

DIY Pesticide Solutions for Watsonville: Effective? Or Dangerous?
By Kevin O'Connor on Feb 19, 2019 at 10:02 PM in Watsonville Mosquito Control , Watsonville Ant Control , Watsonville Pest Control, Watsonville Rodent Control, Watsonville Termite Control

The DIY pesticide alternatives found at your local Watsonville home and garden store don't always work as advertised and improperly applied can pose serious health risks for humans and pets. 

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Watsonville Garden Lizards: Pests or Pest Control Experts?

Watsonville Garden Lizards: Pests or Pest Control Experts?
By Kevin O'Connor on Jan 16, 2019 at 12:37 AM in Watsonville Mosquito Control , Watsonville Ant Control , Watsonville Pest Control, Watsonville Termite Control

Here at O'Connor Pest Control in Watsonville we consider lizards to be pest control experts in the best sense: they feed upon many of the insect pests that sting or bite humans and they do so completely naturally.

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Shifting Patterns in Vector Borne Diseases

Shifting Patterns in Vector Borne Diseases
By Kevin O'Connor on Oct 11, 2018 at 08:24 PM in Watsonville Mosquito Control , Watsonville Pest Control

Vector-borne diseases, while historically most prevalent in tropical climes, where they disproportionately affect poor and undernourished populations, are cropping up increasingly on the radar of temperate region disease specialists and medical practitioners.

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As Summer Wanes, Some Friendly Reminders for Watsonville

As Summer Wanes, Some Friendly Reminders for Watsonville
By Kevin O'Connor on Sep 11, 2018 at 08:14 PM in Watsonville Mosquito Control , Watsonville Ant Control , Watsonville Pest Control, Watsonville Rodent Control

Pest control companies are staying busy across the Central Coast, including Watsonville. As summer turns into fall, O'Connor Pest Control has been fielding numerous calls per day for help fighting pest infestations.

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Warmer Weather Means More Mosquitoes in Watsonville!

Warmer Weather Means More Mosquitoes in Watsonville!
By Kevin O'Connor on Aug 07, 2018 at 11:06 PM in Watsonville Mosquito Control , Watsonville Pest Control

Some agricultural scientists say that climate change could result in changes in the population dynamics of insect pests in Watsonville. It may alter insect population numbers as well as insect feeding activity. If those insects feed on humans, the impact will be felt quickly and painfully in Watsonville!!

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Mosquito, Tick, & Flea Bite Illnesses Increasing

Mosquito, Tick, & Flea Bite Illnesses Increasing
By Kevin O'Connor on Jul 09, 2018 at 09:07 PM in Watsonville Mosquito Control , Watsonville Pest Control

Illnesses from mosquito, tick and flea bites have actually tripled in the U.S. over the last 13 years, according to a new report by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and pest control will be increasingly important for Watsonville.

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