Stay healthy this summer by protecting yourself and your loved ones from mosquito bites. Mosquito bites can be more than just itchy and annoying, they can also cause you and your family to get sick. Mosquito-borne diseases that may occur locally in Ohio include: Eastern equine encephalitis, La Crosse Virus disease, St. Louis encephalitis and West Nile virus.
The most effective way to prevent mosquito-borne diseases is to prevent being bitten by mosquitoes. Being aware of mosquito and mosquito-borne disease activity in your area allows you to take action to protect yourself and others.