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Unusual winter weather may take a bite from the mosquito population

Mosquito season is coming with the summer and the risk of mosquito-borne disease is rising as well. Alachua County Environmental Health Director Anthony Dennis says the best way to avoid mosquito-borne disease is to get rid of standing water around your property.


Dennis says mosquito numbers won't be as high due to the dry spring.  With any amount of mosquitoes present, Florida's 89.1 WUFT-FM's Dana Kurtz says you can still avoid the bite.


Dana is a reporter for WUFT News and can be contacted by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing news@wuft.org.