The Cleburne Health Department encourages residents to take steps to reduce the chances for mosquito borne illnesses around their homes and when they are out and about.
Wet and humid weather is the perfect breeding environment for mosquitoes, which could carry diseases including West Nile. The reduction, elimination, or treatment of mosquito breeding areas is the best and most cost-effective technique for mosquito control.
Residents can practice the following mosquito control habits:
For more information and safety tips visit the Texas Department of State Health Services website TexasMosquitoes.org.