According to the Center for Disease Control, there are easy, effective ways to protect yourself from the Zika Virus no matter where you may be traveling.

Zika Virus Protection

How to Protect Yourself from Zika Virus

No matter where you travel, there are certain precautions you can take to ensure you are safe, well, and healthy. Eating a healthy diet, drinking plenty of water, as well as using the following forms of protection will give you the best chance at staying healthy all summer long!

  1. Cover and Repel

    When going outside into a mosquito infected area, wearing long sleeves and pants as well as using a repellent gives you the best zika virus protection.

    We like to use powerful and non-toxic options such as Osana bar natural non-toxic mosquito soap, or other natural mosquito bite prevention methods.

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  3. Keep Mosquitoes out of Your Home

    There are many effective ways to protect your home from mosquitoes. Our favorites include: DIY mosquito traps, and planting certain herbs and plants around your home that repel mosquitoes.

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  5. Remove Collected Water

    Standing water around your home is one of the biggest factors in attracting mosquitoes. Doing a weekly check to remove any standing water is critical in preventing zika virus.

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  7. Use Condoms if Pregnant

    For the best Zika virus protection, if you are traveling to an area that has Zika virus, the CDC recommends waiting 6 months to a year to try and get pregnant.