FAIRFAX, Va. (CBS) — Grab the bug spray, Boston.
A new ranking from a non-profit pest management group says Boston is one of the buggiest cities in America.READ MORE: Melrose Seeks To 'Deemphasize' Halloween In Classrooms, Hold 'Inclusive' Fall Events
Boston comes in seventh on the National Pest Management Association’s “Top 10 Buggiest Cities” list, behind New York and Los Angeles.
The ranking is based on traffic to the association’s website.READ MORE: Young Crowd Eager To Attend Harry Styles Concert In Boston, But Are There COVID Concerns?
Whether you live in one of the cities on the list or not, the association says people can try to prevent pests by sealing cracks around windows and doors, keeping tree branches away from the house, eliminating standing water and making sure garbage and pet food aren’t left out for too long.
Here’s the top 10 list:MORE NEWS: Concord-Carlisle High School Teacher Accused Of Using Racist Slur Put On Leave
1. New York
2. Los Angeles
4. Washington, DC
8. San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose
9. Dallas-Ft. Worth