Fight Mosquitoes with These Simple Tips from Seminole County


Protection against mosquito bites is the key to preventing Zika. A bottle cap of water left standing for one week is enough for mosquitoes to breed. Remember to drain and cover.

Mosquitoes have the ability to pick up, carry, and transmit the agents that cause a specific disease. Many agents are viruses, including those causing the following (click “fact sheet” after each for more information):

* Zika (Fact Sheet) Click Here for Information from the Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory (FMEL) on Zika Virus / Click Here for Spanish version
* Chikungunya (Fact Sheet)
* West Nile Virus (Fact Sheet)
* Eastern Equine Encephalitis (Fact Sheet)
* Dengue (Fact Sheet)

For complete information, visit the Seminole County Mosquito Control Program webpage.

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