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How YOU can help!

The District urges residents to do their part to protect themselves from mosquito bites by following these recommendations:

 1• Check property for any standing water and get rid of it.

Here are some common places we find mosquitoes breeding:

 

 2• When mosquitoes are active, use EPA registered insect repellents that contain one of these main ingredients:

Adult spraying insect repellent on child
  • DEET
  • Picaridin
  • Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus 
  • IR3535

 3• Make sure your screens on windows and doors are in good repair to prevent mosquitoes from entering the home

May contain: lock

 4• Check around faucets and air conditioner units, and repair leaks or puddles that remain for several days

May contain: land, nature, and outdoors

 5• Report dirty/green pools and other backyard sources to the AVMVCD at 661-942-2917

May contain: water, pool, hotel, building, and resort

 6• Report dead birds by calling 1-877-WNV-BIRD (877-968-2473) or online at www.westnile.ca.gov