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Educational Materials and Resources

Comparing Efficacy of DEET and Other Insect Repellents  National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC)

The Efficacy of Some Commercially Available Insect Repellents for Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus  Journal of Insect Science, Volume 15, Issue 1, January 2015  

Digital Educational Materials

The following CDPH materials are available to download and share or embed/link on your website:

Web Ads & Graphics

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Use mosquito repellent - don't give bugs a biting chance!Spray to keep bugs away - don't give bugs a biting chance!

 

Don't give bugs a biting chance! Use insect repellent on exposed skin.

 

Use insect repellent on exposed skin, especially while enjoying the outdoors.         Mosquitoes in California are most active in summer and early fall. Use insect repellent to protect yourself from mosquito bites.    ​​Ticks in California can bite all year round. Use insect repellent to protect yourself from tick bites.

Repellent Quick Facts

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Mosquitoes and ticks can spread disease if they bite you. Repellents don't kill bugs, they keep them from biting you.DEET is safe for pregnant women and children over 2 months.

 

Frequently reapplying repellent doesn't make it work better. Homemade repellents don't work well to prevent bug bites.

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