ZIKA VIRUS

March 12, 2016

PICK-A-DAY TO FIGHT-THE-BITE

Facts about the Asian tiger mosquito that can transmit the ZIKA VIRUS:

  • They breed in stading water in man-made containers/items
  • They DO NOT breed in ponds & puddles over soil
  • They live throughout Virginia
  • They tend to bite during the day
  • The usual pesticide spraying is not effective against them
  • They typically spend their entire lives within a 200-yard area
  • They develop into adults in about 10 days

Therefore….

From May through October PICK ONE DAY A WEEK to check for breeding sites on your property!

Pick one day per week to empty or change the water in these possible Mosquito Breeding Sites: