Sunday, May 01, 2016
Mosquitoes spread Zika and other viruses.
Daytime is the most dangerous, mosquitoes that spread Zika are aggressive daytime biters. They can also bite at night.
Use insect repellent, it works! Look for the following active ingredients: deet, picaridin, IR3535, oil of lemon eucalyptus, para,menthane-diol.
Wear protective clothes – wear long sleeved shirts and long pants or use insect repellent. For extra protection, treat clothing with permethrin.
Mosquito-proof your home, use screens on windows and doors. Use air conditioning when available. Keep mosquitoes from laying eggs in and near standing water.