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Insect Control

Insects are a part of life in New York City. It's helpful to know which are harmless and which you should be wary of. If there are insects you want to keep out of your home or backyard, it is important to know the safest and most effective methods.

Here are some fact sheets about insects that are often found in New York City.

Mosquito-borne Diseases
  1. Arboviral Infections
  2. Dengue Fever
  3. Malaria
  4. West Nile Virus
  5. Yelllow Fever
  6. St. Louis Encephalitis Virus

Tick-borne Diseases
  1. Anaplasmosis
  2. Babesiosis
  3. Ehrlichiosis
  4. Lyme Disease
  5. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  6. Tularemia
  7. Plague

Parasitic Mites
  1. Scabies
  2. Chiggers