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Free Mosquito Prevention Tools Offered By Metro Health

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Shelley Kofler
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Texas Public Radio
The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District performs its own mosquito control. This summer, Metro Health is giving away repellents and dunks to empower resident to battle mosquitoes at home.

Mosquitoes aren’t just pests. They are health threats, too.

With the possibility of the mosquito-spread Zika virus and other diseases hovering over South Texas, the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District is giving away free mosquito prevention tools.

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Credit San Antonio Metropolitan Health District
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San Antonio Metropolitan Health District
The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District recommends calling in advance for specific location hours of operation for the mosquito prevention tool give away.

  

Mosquito dunks to kill larvae in standing water and mosquito repellents are being given away on a first come, first served basis at 14 clinics around the city.