The Fresno County Department of Public Health is cautioning individuals in Fresno County that mosquitoes close Fresno State have tried positive for West Nile Virus.
Health officials state the mosquitoes were gathered from the 93710 postal division.
“This confirmation is a strong reminder that everyone should take this disease seriously and should take every precaution to protect themselves and their families from mosquito bites,” says Leticia Berber, Health Educator Fresno County Department of Public Health.
Wellbeing authorities state to contact your nearby mosquito control area with respect to standing water or mosquito issues, just as to report any dismissed pool.
The County suggests that individuals practice the “Three D’s” with regards to shielding yourself from the West Nile Virus.
- DEET – Apply creepy crawly repellent containing DEET, picaridin, oil of lemon eucalyptus or IR3535 as per name directions. Anti-agents shield the mosquitoes from gnawing you. Bug anti-agents ought not be utilized on youngsters under two months of age.
- DAWN AND DUSK – Mosquitoes ordinarily nibble in the early morning and night so it is essential to wear legitimate apparel and repellent if outside during these occasions. Ensure that your entryways and windows have tight-fitting screens to keep out mosquitoes. Fix or supplant screens that have tears or openings.
- DRAIN – Mosquitoes lay their eggs on standing water. Dispose of all wellsprings of standing water on your property, by discharging window boxes, old vehicle tires, basins, and different holders. On the off chance that you are aware of a pool that isn’t in effect appropriately kept up, if it’s not too much trouble contact your neighborhood mosquito and vector control organization.