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Posted on: August 14, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Fight the Bite!

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Spray can spraying repellent at a flyUse mosquito repellent containing DEET. Follow label instructions. Cover up when you’re outside with long sleeves and long pants.

Sunset behind mountainsAvoid time spent outdoors between dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active.

Bucket of water being spilled Remove standing water so mosquitoes don’t breed. Check around your home for flower pots, tires, and wading pools that might have standing water.

Man fixing a broken windowFix any holes in your screens and make sure they are tightly attached to doors and windows in your home.

Large image of a mosquito     For more information, call the Braintree Health Department at (781) 794-8090 or visit     Large image of a mosquito

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