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Information About Insect Repellents

Department of Behavioral & Community Health
Henry M. Kurban, MD, MBA, MPH, FACPM Commissioner

- Insect Repellents -

There are many different products on the market, with different ingredients, concentrations and effectiveness that can reduce the risk of mosquito and tick bites. They may contain DEET, permethrin or botanical oils. If you decide to use one, be sure to follow label directions and apply the repellent carefully.

For more information about insect repellents, refer to the New York State Department of Health website.

 

Henry M. Kurban, MD, MBA, MPH, FACPM,Commissioner,  Behavioral & Community Health Henry M. Kurban, MD, MBA, MPH, FACPM
Commissioner, Behavioral & Community Health
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