Squash West Nile virus
When you are outdoors use insect repellent containing DEET.
Mosquitoes are most active at dusk and dawn; wear long sleeves and pants at these times.
To keep mosquitoes out of your home fix torn screens on your windows and doors.
Get rid of mosquito breeding sites by emptying standing water from items such as flower pots, old tires, buckets and barrels.
Change the water in pet dishes and replace the water in bird baths weekly.
Empty children's wading pools when they aren't being used.
Keep up with current information about WNV by visiting CDPH at www.clevelandhealth.org or by calling 216-664-2300 for more information.
West Nile Virus (WNV) can lead to very serious illness. WNV is spread by the bite of an infected mosquito