Warm average daily temperatures, above average mosquito populations, above average West Nile virus positive mosquito samples and dead birds, and a human infection in Orange County, the current risk of WNV transmission has been assessed as high.
Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District makes following recommendations to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes:
Eliminate any standing water around your house.
Make sure all window and door screens on your house are in good repair.
Wear a repellent containing DEET®, Picaridin, Oil of Lemon Eucalyptus, or IR 3535.
Contact the Orange County Mosquito and Vector Control District to report dead birds or neglected pools.