Mosquito Health Hazard


Mosquito Health Hazard

Mosquitos spread human disease, such as Murray Valley Encephalitis, Barmah Forest Virus and Ross River Virus. During summer and warm weather make sure you take special care to protect yourself, your family and your friends from mosquito bites. When outdoors playing sport, fishing, camping or around the barbeque use a repellent.

Don't grow your own mosquitoes. Clean up your yard and remove all water-holding rubbish, regularly flush out pot plant bases, keep house guttering clear and make sure openings of septic tanks and water tanks are covered and screened securely.

For further information on mosquito-borne diseases: or contact your local public health unit.

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