- Dusk/Dawn:The times of day to stay indoors
- Dress:Wear long sleeves and long pants when outdoors during these times
- DEET: An ingredient to look for when purchasing and using insect repellant
- Drain: Minimize outdoor standing water so it does not become a mosquito breeding site
Although the chance of a person become ill from a mosquito bite is low, prevention is the best bet. To report issues, call the Vector Control Hotline at (972) 721-3755. For more on protection, visit IrvingFightsTheBite.org.