Mosquito/ Tick Facts

Rain and flooding may lead to an increased numbers of mosquitoes, common insects that breed in and around areas of standing water. Kentuckians should take steps to eliminate mosquito breeding grounds to avoid mosquito bites, which can cause illnesses such as West Nile Virus (WNV).

Click here for tips to avoid mosquitoes.

With the summer months approaching, we would like to help protect you and your loved onesĀ  against Zika Virus. Click the picture below for more information on how to build your Zika Prevention Kit. Also visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website for the most up to date information on Zika transmission, prevention and travel recommendations.


Ticks can spread disease, including Lyme disease. Protect yourself!

Click here for tips on how to prevent tick bites when working outdoors.