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Department of Health warns New Jersey vacationers of deadly virus.

Toms River, NJ (PRWEB) June 12, 2014 Those little insects we love to hate are back for the summer and carrying a scary virus with them. Mosquitos are the culprit for the spreading of the West Nile Virus, which has already infected people in California, Arizona and Wisconsin. Residents in those areas as well as outdoor enthusiasts planning their camping or hiking trips this season are warned to take various precautions. Upon going outdoors in wooded areas, adventurers are urged to take safety measures including: eliminating stagnant water around the home or campsite, wear long sleeve shirts or pants when hiking, secure screen doors and windows, apply insect repellant to exposed skin and clothing. According to the State of New Jersey West Nile Virus Encephalitis…

Pets Welcome at these fun Jersey Shore locations.

Toms River, NJ (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 Who says that your four legged friend can’t be part of your party of five when dining out? These Jersey Shore locations understand that pets are part of the family allowing customers to bring their furry companions out on the town. Check out some pet-friendly attractions around the shore below: As one of the largest dog parks in the state, Timber Creek Park is a 128-acre park with walking trails, playgrounds, picnic tables and a fenced-in area for dogs to frolic and play. Dogs are also welcome to cool off in the nearby lake. The Wonder Bar in Asbury Park is the perfect place to dine out during “Yappy Hour” on the restaurant and bars outside patio, encouraging…

New Website and App Helps Campers Research Campsites With Ease

Toms River, NJ (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Researching camping locations probably makes calling a travel agent sound like a good idea. A new website was developed to help people find the perfect campground for their next family vacation without the hassle. Hipcamp.com was designed to allow visitors to view any campground’s information on one website without leaving the page. The website makes it easier for nature lovers to discover a resort with all the amenities and services they are looking for. On Hipcamp.com, users can read park reviews, check availability, and reserve campsites. The goal of the website is to get more people to camping and enjoying the great outdoors. Currently the website has 28 campground profiles updated for people to view mainly in the…

Pollen Season is at its Peak for New Jersey

Toms River, NJ (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 It is that time of year again when allergy sufferers face the uncomfortable effects that the change in season brings. During the months of April, May and June, pollen season is at its peak, exposing many New Jersey residents to runny noses, watery eyes, and reaching for endless amounts of Kleenex. As a result of the long, cold and snowy winter, residents should stock up on nasal spray and prepare for an intense allergy season. Particularly high is grass pollen, at its worst between 5:00 am and 10:00 am. The irritation should begin to decrease in June. In an article on NJ.com, board certified allergist, Dr. Paul Berlin provides tips on steering clear from the allergen. His suggestions…

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