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    New Insect Shield Blankets Protect from Dangerous Insects

    Insect Shield repellent blankets.

    Spring is here which means the bugs are on their way… It is time to get ready for the annual battle against Spring/Summer insects. According to the CDC, Lyme disease has become an epidemic – and not just in the Northeast. More than 300,000 cases of Lyme are estimated annually in the U.S. West Nile virus is also on the rise. It is time for families to take bug protection seriously in preparation for summer outdoor pursuits. Luckily, there are some convenient, effective and innovative options available such as Insect Shield Repellent Apparel and Gear.

    The new Insect Shield Outdoor and Mini blankets offer built-in, odorless and effective insect protection. The blankets can be used by the entire family, they are washable and no special care is required. The Outdoor blanket dimensions are a generous 56 x 74 inches and weigh a mere 18 ounces. (Outdoor Blanket MSRP: $29.95) The Mini blanket dimensions are 28 x 36 and weigh 6.4 ounces. (Mini Blanket MSRP: $15.95) Ideal uses for the new Insect Shield blankets are range from family camping adventures to picnics in the park, a day at the beach or simply to wear when relaxing on a buggy deck in your own backyard.

    Where to Buy

    The Outdoor and Mini blankets are sold via Insect Shield on and through numerous national retailers.

    Learn more on the Insect Shield Web Site, or buy yours at the Insect Shield Online Store.

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