Mosquitoes are out in Mass so take a few simple steps to protect yourself and your family from the illnesses they can cause.
Just like you put on sunscreen, make it a habit to use an EPA-approved repellent anytime you're outdoors and always read and follow the directions.
Clothing can also protect your skin.
The kind of mosquitoes that carry disease are most active from dusk to dawn so limit your time outdoors once it starts to get dark.
Some mosquito bites can make you sick.
If you start to feel ill, call your doctor.
Play it safe when you're outdoors.