- EEE and West Nile Virus – EEE and West Nile Virus are caused by infected mosquitoes. Protect yourself by using insect repellent, wearing long-sleeved shirts, pants and socks when mosquitoes are biting, and eliminate standing water.
- Lyme Disease – Lyme disease is transmitted to people when they are bitten by an infected tick. Protect yourself by using insect repellent, wearing long-sleeved shirts, pants and socks if your activity is in or around wooded and grassy areas. Always check for ticks on skin or clothing after being outdoors.
- Rabies - Rabies is transmitted to humans by an infected animal. Do not touch, feed, pick up, or adopt wildlife or stray dogs or cats, even if they seem healthy or friendly. If you see an animal acting strangely, is behaving erratically, or seems disoriented or aggressive call your animal control officer or park service. There have been a number of cases where people have friended wild animals that then turn out to be rabid.
- Sun Exposure - Tips to avoid sun-related illnesses and keep skin healthy. The best prevention for heat-related illnesses is to avoid direct sun during peak hours and use a sunscreen of SPF 30 or higher. Also see Heat exhaustion .
- Summer Alcohol Awareness
- Cooking Outdoors and Preventing Food Poisoning
- Hand Washing – The single best prevention against illnesses.
- Summer Food Safety
- Health Promotion in Motion – Visit Nutrition & Physical Activity to learn about the importance of diet and physical activity.
- Disaster Preparedness
- FoodSafety.gov - Summer and Vacations
- NH Parks & Recreation
- Resources for NH Visitors
- Visit NH
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