Mosquito Repellent Distributed To The Homeless And Local Shelters As Part Of Mosquito Awareness Week
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 24, 2012
FIGHT THE BITE!
MOSQUITO REPELLENT DISTRIBUTED TO THE HOMELESS AND LOCAL SHELTERS AS PART OF MOSQUITO AWARENESS WEEK
WHO: The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District
WHAT: More than 10,000 repellent wipes will be distributed to the homeless and local agencies that serve homeless populations
WHERE: Loaves and Fishes
1321 North C. St.
Information table will be set up from 10:30-11:30
Broderick Christian Center
604 Andrew St., West Sacramento
Repellent drop off at 12:30
WHEN: Tuesday, April 24, 2011
WHY: Homeless residents are at a higher risk of being bitten by mosquitoes and exposed to West Nile virus. As part of our community involvement and education program, the District is reaching out to this segment of the population to provide free mosquito repellent wipes and information on how they can protect themselves.
Contact: Luz Maria Rodriguez, Public Information Officer
Office: 916.405.2082 | Cell: 916.416.6337
To report any mosquito breeding problems, please call 1-800-429-1022 or fill out a service request online at www.FIGHTtheBITE.net
The Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District provides year round mosquito and vector control services. The main goal for the District is to keep the public healthy by preventing the transmission of diseases and improving the quality of life for residents.