GREAT BAY(DCOMM):— The Collective Preventive Services (CPS), a government department under the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, says due to several days of rainfall, CPS re-enforces its message that all residents and businesses need to take proactive measures to prevent mosquitos from breeding.
Be on the alert for mosquito breeding sites and eliminate them especially after rainfall!
CPS is calling on the populace as well as visitors to wear light colored clothing at dusk; long sleeve shirts and pants; and use mosquito repellent to prevent being bitten by a mosquito that could possibly be carrying a mosquito borne disease.
Actively destroy or dispose of tin cans, old tires, buckets, unused plastic swimming pools or other containers that collect and hold water. Do not allow water to accumulate in the saucers of flowerpots, cemetery urns/vase or in pet dishes for more than two days. Throw out the water and turn them over every time it collects water.
Screen off cistern outlets, cover and screen septic tanks properly.
document.getElementById(‘cloaked1ecf3585f7353dc0eb3bcc693a6e0a’).innerHTML = ”;
var prefix = ‘ma’ + ‘il’ + ‘to’;
var path = ‘hr’ + ‘ef’ + ‘=’;
var addyed1ecf3585f7353dc0eb3bcc693a6e0a = ‘surveillance’ + ‘@’;
addyed1ecf3585f7353dc0eb3bcc693a6e0a = addyed1ecf3585f7353dc0eb3bcc693a6e0a + ‘sintmaartengov’ + ‘.’ + ‘org’;
var addy_texted1ecf3585f7353dc0eb3bcc693a6e0a = ‘surveillance’ + ‘@’ + ‘sintmaartengov’ + ‘.’ + ‘org’;document.getElementById(‘cloaked1ecf3585f7353dc0eb3bcc693a6e0a’).innerHTML += ‘‘+addy_texted1ecf3585f7353dc0eb3bcc693a6e0a+’‘;
Source: St. Martin News Network
CPS Re-emphasizes use mosquito repellent and take measures to eliminate mosquito breeding sites after rainfall.