Don't Let Mosquitoes Breed
To get rid of mosquitoes, keep a check on the breeding sites near your home and locality. Any form of stagnant water can be breeding grounds. Experts say that something as small as a bottle cap can become a breeding spot for mosquitoes. So, make sure to keep a check on all the stagnant water sources in your home and neighborhood. Improper drainage in a yard, open garbage bins, dirty ponds can all be an invitation for mosquitoes to expand. Take care of canisters that can collect rainwater. In case you want to store water, make sure you to cover it properly.
Take Necessary Preventive Measures
Clothing is the first thing to be taken care of. It is advisable to wear long loose clothes that cover your arms and legs at all times, especially if you are planning to go out. The lesser skin exposed to mosquitoes means lesser chances of contracting a disease spread by them. Make sure to stop the entry of mosquitoes into your home by covering their entrance routes. Don't leave the windows and doors of your house open unnecessarily and for long durations. Use the right mosquito repellant products in the right quantity to prevent them from biting you. Application of ointment based repellents on your skin before you go to sleep is advisable in order to avoid mosquito bites at night.
A healthy diet leads to a healthy body. It also means better immunity against various diseases. Make sure that both you and your family consume a balanced diet. Keep all leftovers for the day well covered and away from the reach of insects of any kind.
If you still witness any symptoms of dengue fever or malaria, be sure to visit the doctor at the earliest. This will enable faster recovery and better prevention from it being spread to others.