ENTO-022: Red Imported Fire Ants: A Threat to Nursing Homes and Day Care Centers
fire ants in nursing homes and day cares information sheet

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Product Code: ENTO-022

Electronic download only.  Although red imported fire ants are usually found outdoors, they can migrate indoors searching for food, moisture, and nesting sites. They can be a medical threat to immobile patients in nursing homes and young children in day care centers. This publication explains how nursing home and day care managers can help assure the safety of their patients and students with preventive pest control. By Molly Keck, Bastiaan M. Drees, and Roger Gold. 4 pp.