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Mosquito prevention starts now

Protecting yourself is as simple as wearing mosquito repellent. (Source: WALB) Protecting yourself is as simple as wearing mosquito repellent. (Source: WALB)
Mosquitoes can carry diseases like Zika and West Nile virus. (Source: WALB) Mosquitoes can carry diseases like Zika and West Nile virus. (Source: WALB)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

As the summer temperatures heat up no doubt you will see more mosquitoes outside.

It's hard to avoid them but you can do small things around the house to keep them away and avoid getting bite which is the best way to keep from getting Zika or the West Nile Virus.

Make sure you keep the doors and windows to your home shut, also get ride of any standing water.

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