Specific to mosquitoes, which are known to carry West Nile virus in our region, the campaign emphasizes draining and routinely emptying anything outside the home that holds water, as standing water can act as a breeding site.
And since reducing the activity of these pests isn’t just about prevention in the backyard, the campaign also offers tips to round out a comprehensive prevention plan. View related fact sheet: Mosquitoes West Nile Fact Sheet
Listen to the KXLY 920 interview about health district's new campaign to ward off summer pests, including mosquitoes, ticks and mice.
Here are some helpful tips to reduce the likelihood of mosquitoes nesting on your property.