The City of San Antonio Metropolitan Health District offers safety tips and other information to help prevent West Nile Virus.
•Use insect repellent containing DEET, Picaridin or Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus.
•Dress in long sleeves and long pants when outside.
•Stay indoors at dusk and dawn when mosquitoes are most active.
•Drain standing water where mosquitoes breed. Common breeding sites include old tires, flowerpots and clogged rain gutters.