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Grand Rapids among list of top cities for mosquitoes, report says

Posted at 7:41 AM, May 25, 2020

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids has moved up the list of top mosquito cities for 2020.

The company says GR ranked 19 on the top 50 list, jumping 10 spots from last year.

Other cities making the list include Chicago, Detroit and New York. Atlanta took the #1 spot on the list.

Orkin has teamed up with the American Red Cross to raise awareness and funds.

"We are deeply grateful for the support from partners like Orkin who have enabled the American Red Cross to continue to deliver on our lifesaving mission nationwide and help patients in need of blood during these unprecedented times. Thank you for your continued support,” said Kamenna Lee, Vice President, Biomedical Marketing at the American Red Cross.

See the full list below:

  1. Atlanta
  2. Los Angeles (+10)
  3. Washington, D.C.
  4. New York (-2)
  5. Chicago (-1)
  6. Dallas-Ft. Worth
  7. Detroit
  8. Charlotte, N.C. (+1)
  9. Philadelphia (-1)
  10. Miami (+4)
  11. Raleigh-Durham, N.C. (-1)
  12. Houston (-7)
  13. Memphis, Tenn. (+16)
  14. Richmond, Va. (+2)
  15. Minneapolis (+12)
  16. Tampa, Fla. (+2)
  17. Nashville, Tenn.
  18. Baltimore (-3)
  19. Grand Rapids, Mich. (+10)
  20. Orlando, Fla. (+2)
  21. Boston (-7)
  22. Indianapolis (-3)
  23. Norfolk, Va. (-2)
  24. Phoenix (-13)
  25. Cleveland (+8)
  26. St. Louis (-6)
  27. Greenville, S.C. (-4)
  28. Tulsa, Okla. (-2)
  29. Mobile, Ala. (+7)
  30. New Orleans (+2)
  31. Albany, N.Y. (-3)
  32. Knoxville, Tenn. (+7)
  33. Lafayette, La. (+1)
  34. West Palm Beach, Fla. (+8)
  35. Kansas City, Mo. (-10)
  36. San Francisco (new to list)
  37. Burlington, N.Y. (-2)
  38. Austin
  39. Oklahoma City (-8)
  40. Baton Rouge, La. (+7)
  41. Hartford, Conn. (+3)
  42. Denver (-18)
  43. Cincinnati (-3)
  44. Birmingham, Ala. (new to list)
  45. Jacksonville, Fla. (+1)
  46. Savannah, Ga. (-1)
  47. San Antonio (-6)
  48. Shreveport, La. (+4)
  49. Fort Wayne, Ind. (new to list)
  50. Madison, Wis. (-1)