MoH continue to efforts to reduce Dengue cases
Saturday, November 23rd, 2013
The San Pedro Town Council and the Ministry of Health are once again taking measure to control Dengue Fever in San Pedro Town. A team of four spray men have been going along the different areas of San Pedro spraying all of the mosquito breeding sights. This was done in a continued effort to reduce the number of Dengue virus infected mosquitoes in the community.
The MoH urges residents to take proper precautions to prevent mosquito bites. Screening windows or keeping windows closed at sunset and sunrise can help prevent mosquitoes from entering the home. These are the prime times that mosquitoes feed. Residents should also avoid having containers that collect water in the yard; such containers should be properly sealed to avoid mosquito breeding sites.
Residents should get tested at the Polyclinic if any symptoms of dengue are noted.
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