Tips for protecting your family against bug bites

StatePointDon’t let bug bites ruin memories of your summer vacation – take precautions so you and your family aren’t eaten alive. ■ Chronicle / News Service (StatePoint) From hikes to picnics to relaxing in the hammock, nothing ruins summer fun quite as fast as bug bites. Unfortunately, bug bites are more than just a nuisance. They can trigger allergic reactions in some people, and may transmit diseases like Zika Virus, Dengue Fever, West Nile Virus and Lyme Disease. Taking these precautions this summer can help the whole family stay bite-free. Drain the swamp Standing water can become a breeding ground for mosquitoes. Walk around your property after rainfall or after watering

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