Tips for decreasing exposure to mosquitoes:
- Limit outside activity around dawn and dusk (when mosquitoes feed)
- Apply insect repellant
- Try to eliminate standing water on your property, and change water in birdbaths or wading pools at least once a week
If you are curious about how many human cases were found last year, and the results of animal testing and surveillance, the information can be found on the CDPHE website.
You can also call the Colorado West Nile Virus Hotline: 1-877-462-2911
Additional information can be found on the "Fight the Bite" website from the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention.