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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 08:34 PM in Santa Barbara Pest Control, Santa Barbara Mosquito 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 Santa Barbara

As Summer Wanes, Some Friendly Reminders for Santa Barbara
By Kevin O'Connor on Sep 11, 2018 at 08:21 PM in Santa Barbara Pest Control, Santa Barbara Ant Control, Santa Barbara Mosquito Control , Santa Barbara 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 Santa Barbara!

Warmer Weather Means More Mosquitoes in Santa Barbara!
By Kevin O'Connor on Aug 07, 2018 at 10:38 PM in Santa Barbara Pest Control, Santa Barbara Mosquito Control

Some agricultural scientists say that climate change could result in changes in the population dynamics of insect pests. 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!

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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 06:54 AM in Santa Barbara Pest Control, Santa Barbara Mosquito 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 Santa Barbara.

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