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Public Service Announcement

Reduce mosquito breeding sites for West Nile virus protection

Jun 11, 2014
Mosquitoes like to breed in pools of standing water – you can protect yourself and your family from West Nile virus (WNv) by reducing breeding sites in your yard.
SIMCOE MUSKOKA – Mosquitoes like to breed in pools of standing water – you can protect yourself and your family from West Nile virus (WNv) by reducing breeding sites in your yard.
Remember to drain pooled water from old tires, plastic containers, wading pools, wheelbarrows and clogged rain gutters; change the water in bird baths weekly and put screens on rain barrels.
For more information about WNv and your health, call Health Connection at 705-721-7520 or 1-877-721-7520, Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., connect with the health unit on Facebook and Twitter, or visit simcoemuskokahealth.org. 

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