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Public Service Announcement

West Nile virus season nearing peak

Aug 13, 2015
As summer lengthens, the risk of being bitten by a mosquito infected with West Nile virus will increase. Continue to enjoy your summer by protecting yourself.

As summer lengthens, the risk of being bitten by a mosquito infected with West Nile virus will increase. Continue to enjoy your summer by protecting yourself. To prevent bites, avoid going outside when mosquitoes are most active, wear light-coloured, loose-fitting pants and long-sleeved shirts and use insect repellent according to the manufacturer’s directions. For more information about West Nile virus or Lyme disease call Health Connection at 705-721-7520 or 1-877-721-7520, weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or connect with the health unit on Facebook and Twitter, or visit simcoemuskokahealth.org.


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