Avoid Mosquito Bites

Avoid Mosquito Bites

Following recent rain, ponded water is an ideal breeding place for mosquitoes.  This includes water laying around in rural areas. Depending on the type of mosquito, some of these insects can fly many kilometres.  There are also those mosquitoes that will breed in...
Mosquito Management

Mosquito Management

Mosquitoes that breed around houses can transmit diseases such as Ross River Virus, Barmah Forest and Dengue Fever to humans, and heartworms to dogs. Under the Public Health Regulation 2005, it is an offence to have mosquitoes breeding in water at a place and...
Mt Perry mosquito survey commenced

Mt Perry mosquito survey commenced

A mosquito survey has commenced in Mt Perry to assist with identifying species in the area. Environmental Health Officers will be conducting the survey in conjunction with the Wide Bay Public Health Unit over the next three months, searching for a specific mosquito,...