Mission Viejo Eliminate Standing Water & Don’t Flush Wipes While Staying Home

From the Mission Viejo Patch
April 3, 2020

While you’re staying home to stop the spread of COVID-19, remember to also prevent the spread of mosquito-borne diseases.

The Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District says recent rains have created cryptic mosquito-breeding sources around our homes, and while mosquitos do NOT transmit COVID-19, they do transmit West Nile virus. Taking simple actions like eliminating all standing water from around your house can help to prevent the spread of mosquito-borne illnesses.

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