The City of Chicago is currently in Phase Four: "Gradually Resume." Many City services have adjusted hours or locations and may require health screens prior to entering their physical
spaces. Please call ahead or visit any department's website to get additional details, or visit chicago.gov/covid-19.
Stopping mosquitoes is the key to stopping West Nile virus. Limiting their habitat helps limit the spread of the virus.
Empty sources of standing water. Mosquitoes lay eggs in standing water. Here are some tips:
Keep mosquitoes off you.
Mosquitoes like tall grass and weeds. Keep these cut.
Use insect repellent properly.
*The American Academy of Peditrics (AAP) has updated its recommendation for use of DEET products on children, citing: "Insect repellents containing DEET with a concentration of 10% appear to be as safe as products with a concentration of 30% when used according to the directions on the product labels," AAP recommends that repellents with DEET should not be used on infants less than 2 months old.
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