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Wear Protective Clothing: Cover up exposed skin by wearing long-sleeved shirts, long pants, and socks. Choose light-colored clothing as mosquitoes are attracted to dark colors. For example, wear loose-fitting, light-colored pants and a long-sleeved shirt when going for an evening walk.

Use Mosquito Repellent: Apply mosquito repellent to exposed skin and clothing. Look for repellents that contain DEET, picaridin, or oil of lemon eucalyptus (OLE). Follow the instructions on the product label. For instance, apply mosquito repellent to your arms and legs before spending time in a wooded area.

Avoid Peak Mosquito Activity Times: Mosquitoes are most active during dawn and dusk. Try to limit outdoor activities during these times, or take extra precautions to protect yourself, such as applying mosquito repellent and wearing protective clothing.

Remove Standing Water: Mosquitoes breed in stagnant water, so eliminate any standing water around your home. Empty and clean birdbaths, flowerpots, buckets, and other containers that collect water. Keep gutters clean and ensure they are properly draining. By doing so, you reduce the mosquito breeding grounds near your living area.

Use Mosquito Nets: If you’re sleeping outdoors or in an area with a high mosquito population, use mosquito nets over beds or create a mosquito-free zone around sleeping areas. This can provide an additional layer of protection, especially in areas where mosquito-borne diseases are prevalent.

Install Window and Door Screens: Ensure that your windows and doors have screens to prevent mosquitoes from entering your home. Repair any damaged screens and keep them closed, especially during mosquito activity times.

Be Mindful of Fragrances: Avoid wearing strong fragrances, as they can attract mosquitoes. This includes perfumes, scented lotions, and heavily fragranced soaps or shampoos.

Stay in Air-Conditioned or Screened Areas: When possible, stay indoors in air-conditioned or screened areas to minimize your exposure to mosquitoes. If you’re sitting outside, choose areas with fans, as mosquitoes are weak fliers and cannot withstand strong air currents.