Insect Repellent Use

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Jan 16, 2017
West Nile Virus

Follow the links below to learn more about West Nile Virus, the symptoms it may cause and to find Federal Resources related to WNV.

Source: NPIC

Jan 16, 2017
EPA Mosquito Control

Learn more from the EPA about mosquito control and repellents.

Source: EPA

Jan 16, 2017
West Nile Virus Repellents Containing DEET

West Nile Virus is an illness spread by mosquito bites. Preventing mosquito bites can prevent getting West Nile Virus. Insect repellent products containing DEET (N, N-diethyl-m-toluamide) can reduce the risk of mosquito bites, but must be used with caution.

Source: Oregon Public Health