Watch: Mosquito Prevention Tips

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COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Zapping Zika.

The Richland County Vector Control has released some tips to help you try and keep mosquitoes away.

Those tips include:

Getting rid of standing water

·         Moving play equipment, unused plastic pools, old tires and other debris where water can collect

·         Keeping fresh water in pool areas, bird baths, pet bowls and other places

·         Safely using effective bug spray and repellent

·         Reducing exposure by wearing long-sleeved shirts, socks and pants


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