Prevent Mosquito Bites this Summer

Uploaded by MassDPH on 01.07.2009

As a football player I was used to getting knocked down, but I always bounced back.
Then an infected mosquito bit me and I almost died.
Mosquitoes can carry serious viruses like EEE and West Nile Virus.
So protect yourself and the people you care about.
Use mosquito repellent with D.E.E.T
Limit being out from dusk to dawn
Wear more protective clothing. Keep your screens in good shape.
And, get rid of standing water around your house.
These simple steps can help prevent mosquito bites...
and keep you keep you healthy this summer.