Zika virus confirmed in Fort Bend County

Fort Bend County Health & Human Services has 1 confirmed case of Zika Virus.

Protect yourself from mosquitoes by remembering the four D's:

- DUSK/DAWN are the times of day you should try to stay indoors. This is when infected mosquitoes are most active.

- DRESS in long sleeves and pants when you're outside. For extra protection, you may want to spray thin clothing with repellent.

- DEET (N, N-diethyl-m-toluamide) is an ingredient to look for in your insect repellent. Follow label instructions, and always wear repellent when outdoors. Reapply as you would with suncreen, after sweating and swimming.

- DRAIN standing water in your backyard and neighborhood - old tires, flowerpots, and clogged rain gutters. These are mosquito-breeding sites.

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