Pest management is an integral part of maintaining a healthy hospital environment. Unfortunately, many hospitals underestimate the threat posed by bats, the second most common group of mammals after rodents. Did you know hospitals across the co[...] Read more
Nurse Loses Lawsuit After a Bat Encounter Inside a Hospital Leads to Post-Exposure Rabies Shots. We were concerned to read a report from Ottawa, Canada, that a bat had been found on the Civic campus of The Ottawa Hospital.
A nurs[...] Read more
SEARCH FOR KIDS SEEN HANDLING A RABID BAT On February 28th in Corona Towne, California, two boys between 11-12 years of age were seen handling a bat that later tested positive for rabies.
Why the concern? Rabies is spread through a[...] Read more
Here’s an interesting case from Canada that we caught wind of, a couple bought a home in Prince George, B.C. After they moved in, they found a bat colony inside the walls of their master bedroom. The previous couple had lived happily with[...] Read more
Rabid Bat Found in Dillon County, South Carolina – One Cat Exposed. Unfortunately more rabid bat occurrences are happening across the USA this year.
In the latest case from South Carolina, no people are known to have been exp[...] Read more
Some may ask, is there really a difference between the two? The answer is a firm YES, and we will show why we feel so strongly about this in the following blog.
Let’s tackle the first difference – SIZE.
Commercial bat removal[...] Read more
Scientists have identified at least 980 species of bats worldwide and 40 of them are found in the United States. A study to assess the importance of these bats to farmers has suggested that bats provide a service worth an estimated 1 billion do[...] Read more
Whether it’s a hospital, school, or office, you’re concerned about the health of your patients, children, and staff. Unfortunately, a bat infestation can prevent hospitals from providing care, schools, and offices from functioning and p[...] Read more
Four people in Oneonta were exposed to rabies when a bat was found in a room they were sleeping in. They were started on rabies post-exposure treatment while the bat was captured and sent for rabies testing, in line with guidance from the CDC. [...] Read more
Every once in a while, we meet someone that really just wants to change the world for the better. This is what we see in our New York bat removal technician, Eric Stout.
He is humble, kind, helpful, and truly goes the extra mile to solve a bat[...] Read more