Protect Yourself From the Mosquitoes

This year mosquitoes will be a little worse if you live in California. There are several things you can and should do, to help prevent mosquitoes from breeding, and biting you. First, you should realize that it only takes a cap full of water for a mosquito to breed, so if you have any amount of standing water around your house you should remove it. Here is a link to ways to help prevent breeding around your home. Next, understand what types of diseases that mosquitoes carry. Malaria, Zika, and West Nile are among the more well-known, but there are certainly many others. Click this link to see a full list of the diseases they carry. Last is prevention such as wearing longer clothes that have a little thickness, and lighter colors. And of course using spray helps too, click this link for what works and doesn’t for repelling mosquitoes. Here is a link to the plants that Prevention.com says you can plant to help keep the little buggers at bay. Keep you and your family safe this and every mosquito season.

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