Mosquito and West Nile awareness week starts Monday

From the Daily Democrat
April 18, 2020

Spring is in the air and so are mosquitoes. And with people socially distancing at their homes, they need to be careful if spending more time in the backyard.

The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District is now reporting that Mosquito and West Nile Virus Awareness Week, will be held starting today and continuing through next Saturday.

This week kicks off the District’s public information and education campaign to keep residents aware about the health risks associated with mosquitoes.

The current focus on the importance of public health with the COVID-19 pandemic also provides a great reminder that residents need to take all precautionary measures to protect themselves from mosquito-transmitted diseases.

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