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City will be Sprayed for Mosquitoes Friday, July 14th and residents should practice

the '4 Ds' of protection during the summer months.

Post Date:07/05/2017 4:00 AM

 

Spring to Summer months always bring increased mosquito populations. There are a number of ways residents can protect themselves against mosquito bites, which is especially important for our elderly and young children, who are at high risk. All residents should practice the 4 D's to protect your family-

DRAIN- Drain standing water on your property where mosquitoes tend to breed. Common sites are flower pots, bird baths, old tires and clogged rain gutters.

DUSK and DAWN- Mosquitoes are most active during these periods, so stay inside at dusk and dawn!

DRESS- Dress in long sleeves and pants when outside.

DEET- Use insect repellent containing Deet or oil of lemon eucalyptus.

The entire City limits will be sprayed again for mosquitoes next Friday, July 14th starting at 4 pm. Residents should practice the 4 Ds of protection......

 

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