Stopping mosquitoes is the key to stopping West Nile virus. Limiting their habitat helps limit the spread of the virus.
Empty sources of standing water. Mosquitoes lay eggs in standing water. Here are some tips:
Keep mosquitoes off you.
Mosquitoes like tall grass and weeds. Keep these cut.
Use insect repellent properly.
*The American Academy of Peditrics (AAP) has updated its recommendation for use of DEET products on children, citing: "Insect repellents containing DEET with a concentration of 10% appear to be as safe as products with a concentration of 30% when used according to the directions on the product labels," AAP recommends that repellents with DEET should not be used on infants less than 2 months old.
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