West Nile Disease is carried by infected mosquitoes, but you can protect yourself with these four "D" tips:
1. DEET use a mosquito repellent with deet.
2. DRESS yourself to protect yourself by covering your arms and legs in light colored loose fitting clothes.
3. DAWN AND DUSK are the most dangerous times to be outside, so avoid outings in the early morn or early evening.
4. DRAIN ponds, unused swimming pools and areas where mosquitoes like to hang out and reproduce.
Arm yourself with these four D's and you greatly decrease your chances of infection.