Public Health

ZIKA VIRUS INFORMATION

Steps to help protect against mosquito bites:


  • Long-sleeved shirts and long pants Recommended Actions

  • Clothing and gear treated with permethrin that will provide an added layer of protection
  • Lightweight, loose fitting clothing during the warmer months. When wearing longer sleeves and pants, take additional steps to prevent heat-related illnesses (for example, drink additional water and take rest breaks)
  • Use air conditioning or window/door screens to keep mosquitoes outside. If you are not able to protect yourself from mosquitoes inside your home or hotel, sleep under a mosquito bed net.