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Protection Against Mosquito Bites Key To Preventing Zika

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

February 08, 2016

Feb. 8, 2016

Protection Against Mosquito Bites Key to Preventing Zika

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Communications Office
NewsMedia@flhealth.gov
(850) 245-4111

Tallahassee, Fla. - On Fri., Feb. 5, State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John Armstrong expanded the Declaration of Public Health Emergency regarding the Zika virus. There are simple steps we can all take to protect ourselves from Zika and all mosquito-borne illness: Drain standing water, no matter how seemingly small, and cover your skin with mosquito repellent and protective clothing.

Mosquito Bite Protection in Florida information sheet

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