August 20 is the mosquito’s day, this is how to Take precautions to avoid mosquito bites and rid your home and yard of areas where they breed.
Reduce the numbers of adult mosquitoes around your home.
1. Drain, fill or eliminate sites that have standing water.
2. Empty or throw away containers — from bottles and jars to tires and kiddie pools — that have standing water.
3. Keep mosquitoes outside: Use air conditioning or make sure that you repair and use window/door screens.
Avoid Mosquitoes: Most mosquito species bite during dawn, dusk, twilight hours and night. Some species bite during the day, especially in wooded or other shaded areas. Avoid exposure during these times and in these areas.
Wear insect repellent: When used as directed, the proper insect repellent is the BEST way to protect yourself from mosquito bites — even children and pregnant women should protect themselves.
Cover up: When weather permits, wear long-sleeved shirts and pants.
Use Mosquito Nets: When you can’t control the breeding because of your neighborhood ensure you buy a mosquito net