Mosquitoes Emerge In St. Charles County

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Mosquito Borne Disease

Recent rains in St. Charles County have provided perfect conditions for breeding mosquitoes.


The Department of Community Health and the Environment has received hundreds of calls from citizens in the last week about the problem. While the insects are a nuisance, the type currently emerging in the county do not pose a threat to human health.

Mosquitoes can develop from eggs to adults in standing water in seven to 14 days when conditions are favorable. To eliminate these breeding grounds, county mosquito control officer Barry McCauley offers these tips:

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