Avoid Mosquito Bites

Nov 13, 2018 | Front Page Feature, News

Protect yourself against mosquito bites.  Not only are they irritating, mozzie bites can also spread disease.

Different types of disease-carrying mosquitoes can bite at different times of the day, so it’s important to be vigilant at all times.

  • Install or repair insect screens on all doors and windows, especially in sleeping areas.
  • Use insect repellent containing DEET or Picaridin, to protect against mosquito bites.
  • Wear long, loose clothing to help protect yourself from bites (light coloured clothes are best).
  • Use a plug-in insecticide vaporiser (indoors) or mosquito coils (outdoors).
  • Use a mosquito net when camping.

For further information refer to North Burnett Regional Council’s website, contact Council’s Environmental Health team by phone on 1300 696 272 (1300 MY NBRC) or email Council.

 

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