Consider staying indoors as much as possible.
Keep repellent and long shirts/pants on hand.
Do outdoor activities at times when mosquito activity is low.
If traveling, check for travel advisories.
Check screens on windows and doors for holes or rips.
Use air conditioning instead of opening windows.
Get rid of mosquito breeding sites near standing water.
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The EPA offers additional tips:
Remove mosquito habitats by keeping swimming pool water treated and circulated, emptying and changing water in bird baths, and eliminating standing water.
Use appropriate pesticides to control mosquito habitats.
Cover baby carriers with netting.
Replace outdoor lights with yellow “bug” lights to attract less mosquitoes.
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