Letter: Bug Bites: Prevention is key
About the bug bites: Never assume that the brown recluse is rare in our part of the country. I know of many people who have been bitten in this area. My husband almost died from one of these little monsters.
Always be aware of the fact that they hide very well in dark places, and you can identify their web because it looks like a tunnel. They are fast. Get more information on them because it’s likely they are in or around your home.