Protect your self and your loved ones from mosquito bites.
– Wear mosquito repellent if you’re outdoor. Use spray, wipes or lotion.
– Keep mosquitoes from infesting your property and yard. Tip and toss containers that maintain water.
It is essential that LA County residents take actions to guard themselves from mosquito-borne illnesses. Learn extra about what you are able to do to maintain your self, your loved ones and your neighborhood wholesome.
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West Nile Virus is in LA County and may
trigger extreme sickness, even demise.
Everyone is vulnerable to West Nile virus an infection, however individuals over 50 and people with present well being situations are most vulnerable to severe sickness and long-term well being issues.
Zika Virus could cause severe delivery defects.
Zika is spreading in Mexico, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. If you’re pregnant or plan to turn out to be pregnant, shield your self from mosquito bites. Wait to journey to those areas till after your child is born.