GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - The flooding along the Grand River in April has resulted in the perfect breeding ground for mosquitoes and ticks.
Representatives from cities that were hit hard by the flooding like Grandville and Wyoming told 24 Hour News 8 they are assessing potential breeding grounds as mosquito season starts, and pest control companies have predicted one of their most active seasons to date.
24 Hour News 8's Emily Linnert spoke with Lisa LaPlante from the Kent County Health Department about how to protect yourself from mosquitoes and ticks.
Watch the interview above to find out more.
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Broadmoor Avenue has reopened after it was shut down due to a four-vehicle crash in Caledonia.
The extravaganza was Dec. 11, 2013 in downtown Grand Rapids.