Are there venomous/poisonous scorpions in Georgia?

Question: Are there venomous/poisonous scorpions in Georgia?

Answer: Georgia scorpions are not dangerous, not more than a wasp sting. There is just one dangerous species in North America: the bark scorpion. It has very potent venom. For the most part, the worst result of a scorpion sting would be an allergic reaction to the venom, much like a bee or wasp sting for some people.

If you are having issues with scorpions, call your local Orkin branch office and a highly trained Orkin Pro will visit your home and conduct a thorough inspection. He or she will develop a customized treatment plan that best suits your needs.

Learn more about different types of scorpions and characteristics of poisonous scorpions in the Orkin Pest Library.

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