Stay Healthy During Your Trip
Step 2

When spending time in areas where there is active transmission of a mosquito-borne disease, you should take precautions against mosquito bites. Many of these precautions are the same ones you’d take at home:

  • cover up with long sleeves, long pants, socks, shoes, and a hat
  • wear an EPA-registered insect repellent
  • keep mosquitoes out by keeping doors and windows screened or closed.

If you’re staying somewhere without air conditioning or windows screens, you may also need to use a bed net to prevent mosquito bites at night while you’re sleeping.