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Zika 2018 Updates

[fa icon="calendar'] 8/1/18 10:00 AM / by Lindsey McCarthy posted in Zika

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The warm weather is in full effect. Sunshine is out, people are camping and out on the lake, and the mosquitos are biting! Most mosquito bites are harmless unless the mosquito that bit you was infected with the Zika virus. This virus was confirmed in the Western Hemisphere only a couple years ago and has not entirely gone away yet. Let us review what precisely the Zika virus is and how it can affect us.

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How To Safely Apply Insect Repellent

[fa icon="calendar'] 6/6/17 8:45 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in Safetec Products, Zika

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Applying insect repellent seems fairly simple: spray everything and you are done, right? Wrong!

If this sounds farmiliar, and this is the method you have been using for the last 20+ years, you may need to make some adjustments. 

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Zika Virus - Protecting Pregnant Women and Babies

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/12/17 9:00 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in Zika, CDC

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Zika Virus 101

[fa icon="calendar'] 4/22/16 12:00 AM / by Jill Tilton posted in Zika, CDC

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CDC and OSHA Issue Interim Guidance for Protecting Workers from Occupational Exposure to Zika Virus

 

 

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