Mosquito Season is Now, Protect Yourself from Zika

This upcoming Memorial weekend people will be enjoying fun outdoor activities such as camping, swimming, barbecuing, and more. Mosquitoes will also be very active during this time. The best protection against the Zika virus and other mosquito-borne illnesses is to prevent mosquito breeding and bites. With local transmission in Texas, all residents, especially pregnant women, should continue to take precautions and follow the updated guidance issued by DSHS and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Remember, you are not only protecting yourself, but your loved ones. To learn more about Zika in Texas, visit


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Last updated May 15, 2017