Protecting Yourself from Mosquito Bites

Category: Season 9

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Emily Struckhoff, Vector-Borne Disease Program Specialist

Emily is an Education Program Specialist on Penn State Extension’s Vector-Borne Disease Team. She received her B.S. in Biology from Saint Louis University and M.S. in Entomology from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. At Penn State Extension, Emily develops and delivers programming about vectors, such as ticks and mosquitoes, throughout the state, and she is passionate about helping the people of Pennsylvania protect themselves from vector-borne diseases.

Mosquitoes are a common pest throughout Pennsylvania in the spring and summer months, but how can we protect ourselves from these insects? In this presentation, attendees will learn about mosquito biology, the diseases they can cause, and strategies you can use to protect yourself from mosquito bites.

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