Proactive Tips

Click on the tabs below to learn some of these simple proactive tips and actions you can take to help protect yourself from mosquitoes and the diseases they can transmit.

Once a week, remember to drain, clean or discard any items that collect standing water to help stop mosquitoes from breeding.

Source: Mosquito Bite Protection in Florida | Florida Health

If you’re going outside, cover up with long-sleeve shirts and long pants. Apply mosquito repellent to bare skin and clothing. Always use repellents according to the label.

Source: Prevent Mosquito Bites | CDC