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Dum Dum Municipalities Ramp Up Mosquito Prevention Measures Ahead of Monsoon

Mosquito (symbolic picture)
Mosquito (symbolic picture)

 

Kolkata (June 13,2023) : As the monsoon season approaches, three municipalities in Dum Dum, Kolkata, are intensifying their efforts to prevent the proliferation of mosquitoes and taking proactive measures to safeguard public health. With the aim of curbing mosquito-borne diseases, these municipalities are implementing a range of precautionary measures to ensure a mosquito-free environment for residents. Recognizing the potential health risks associated with mosquito-borne illnesses, the municipalities have undertaken comprehensive mosquito control initiatives. These include regular fogging operations, larvicide treatments, and extensive cleanliness drives across residential areas, public spaces, and water bodies. The intensified efforts come in response to the rising concerns regarding dengue, malaria, and other mosquito-borne diseases during the monsoon season. By focusing on preventive measures, the municipalities are striving to minimize the breeding and spread of mosquitoes, effectively reducing the risk of disease transmission.

Additionally, the authorities are actively engaging with the local community, conducting awareness campaigns to educate residents about the importance of maintaining cleanliness, disposing of stagnant water, and adopting personal protective measures such as using mosquito nets and repellents. Collaboration between municipal officials, health departments, and residents is key to the success of these initiatives. By working together, they aim to create a collective and sustainable approach to mosquito control, ensuring the well-being of the community.

As the monsoon rains approach, the municipalities in Dum Dum are leaving no stone unturned in their efforts to mitigate the impact of mosquito-borne diseases. The proactive measures being implemented reflect the commitment of local authorities to safeguard public health and create a safer living environment for residents. With the active participation of the community and continued vigilance, it is hoped that these initiatives will effectively combat the menace of mosquitoes and contribute to a healthier and more mosquito-free Dum Dum during the monsoon season and beyond.

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