This is a debate we find ourselves in every summer….which is worse, the green head fly or the mosquito? Both are summer residents here at the Jersey Shore. If you have lived here for any time, then you know that these are two HUGE pests!
The possibility of contracting West Nile Encephalitis remains alive and well at the Jersey shore, after several dead birds and mosquitoes tested positive last year. Ocean County Health Department Spokeswoman Leslie Terjesen said there were no reported human contractions last year.