Mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus have been confirmed in East Baton Rouge, and others during the first week of June.
In honor of National Mosquito control Awareness Week, officials with Mosquito Joe are offering tips to prevent being bitten by mosquitoes.
1. Drilling holes in the bottom of garbage cans to prevent rainwater from accumulating.
2. Ridding outdoor toys, grills. and furniture of standing water.
3. Wear effective suntan lotions with insect repellent.
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