Tag Archives: Pandemic

Aussie travellers face ‘traumatising’ new pandemic, and we have La Niña to thank

Aussie travellers face 'traumatising' new pandemic, and we have La Niña to thank

How the holiday from hell could happen to you, too. It was the holiday they needed. After Melbourne’s gruelling lockdown measures had them housebound for the better part of two years, friends Justine and Anna were pumped for sun, surf and everything a summer trip to Gold Coast entails. Well, not everything. After checking into their hotel, besties Justine and Anna were “left traumatised” after they began to“feel things crawling on them” once they got into bed. The women alerted hotel staff who moved them into another […]

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Pandemic Adds Roach Infestations To Its List of Living Nightmares

Pandemic Adds Roach Infestations To Its List of Living Nightmares

Most people have a place where they keep their masks handy. A nightstand. A glove compartment in a car. For Luke Pyenson, it’s a plastic hook stuck on the wall by his front door. But last week, as he went to grab his mask to accept a delivery, he spotted a big cockroach snuggling right where his mouth and nose would have gone. “I was going to say I gasped, but my girlfriend wanted it to be on record that I did scream,” said Pyenson who lives […]

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Alachua company training dogs to detect COVID-19

Alachua company training dogs to detect COVID-19

ALACHUA, Fla. (WCJB) – Frontline workers may soon be joined by four-legged co-workers. Pepe Dogs, also known as J & K Canine Academy Inc. in Alachua, currently has four dogs in training to detect COVID-19. “We always look at the opportunity that we have with dogs when something like this happens … and this pandemic has affected so many people, so many of my clients, and so many of the families around us that we felt there were something we could possibly do with the dogs,” said […]

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Pest company stays busy throughout the Coronavirus Pandemic

Pest company stays busy throughout the Coronavirus Pandemic

WACO, TX — 855bugs.com is staying busy during the Coronavirus Pandemic, making sure homes and commercial buildings are safe and pest free. They have stayed. “Bed bugs, termites, small critters, skunks, exclusion work for rodents,” said Eric Benson, Branch Manager. Their safety protocols have always been strict but with the pandemic, they added even more. “We’ve added to it, we have masks, every property we go into we are wearing those also gloves and shoe covers.” Branch Manager, Eric Benson, says they noticed an increase in calls […]

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