Health officers in Hyde County say there have been an uptick in mosquitoes since Hurricane Dorian.
The Hyde County Health Department says they don’t have a Mosquito Control Program on the mainland, so folks ought to take correct precaution.
The division provided the next ideas:
– Wear long-sleeved shirts and pants
– Avoid being outdoors at daybreak and nightfall, when mosquitos are most energetic
– Use insect repellent that accommodates DEET or Picaridin following the repellent label
instructions. Do not apply on infants lower than 2 months of age. Adults: Apply insect repellent to your palms then apply to youngsters’s faces.