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Protect Yourself from Mosquito Bites

Tips to avoid bites:

  • 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, Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus, or IR3535. Follow labeled instructions
  • Keep doors, windows, and screens in good working condition to prevent mosquitoes from entering your home

Learn more about mosquito repellents on the CDPH website






Page last reviewed: July 7, 2021

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