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Mosquitoes & Mosquito-borne diseases
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Mosquitoes and ticks are more than pests. They can carry diseases which can you make very sick.

The good news is that there are simple steps that you can take to protect yourself and your family from mosquito and tick bites, and the illnesses they can cause.

  • Use insect repellents (click on the link above for information pertaining to active ingredients and use recommendations)
  • Wear long-sleeved clothing
  • Schedule outdoor activities to avoid the hours around dawn and dusk
  • Repair damaged window screens
  • Remove standing water from the areas around your home

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