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​Mosquito-borne Diseases

Prevention
Surveillance/Data
Educational Materials

Prevention

  • Use an EPA-registered insect repellent.
  • When indoors, use air conditioning, window screens or insecticide-treated mosquito netting to keep mosquitoes out of the home.
  • Reduce the number of mosquitoes outside the home or hotel room by emptying or routinely changing standing water from containers such as flowerpots, pet dishes and bird baths.
  • Wear long sleeves and pants when outdoors.


Surveillance/Data


Educational Materials

  • DEP mosquito pamphlet on Asian tiger
  • Mosquito booklet