COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. — More than a week has passed since serious storms passed through Southwest Florida, and mosquitoes are taking advantage of water that is still pooled in some areas.
Collier County Mosquito Control has started to spray because the standing water is bringing in mosquitoes. Something as small as a bottle cap filled with water can hold 100 mosquitoes.
Mosquito control crews said that they’re doing their part in prevention by spraying a mist of larval material and are asking the community to do theirs.
“You could have items around your home that have water...