What You Can Do: Mosquitoes

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What You Can Do: Mosquitoes

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Eliminate Standing Water Where Mosquitoes Breed

The best thing any resident can do to prevent mosquitoes is to eliminate standing water. There are many common places around your own home that can hold standing water where mosquitoes can breed. Here are some tips on how to find and eliminate standing water.

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Personal Protection from Mosquitoes

  • Avoid prolonged outdoor exposure during dawn and dusk. These are the times when mosquitoes are the most active.
  • Wear long sleeves and pants when outdoors to protect against mosquitoes bites
  • Protect yourself against mosquitoes by using an effective insect repellent, such as DEET, Picaridin, or Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus.

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