To address the concern about Zika virus prevention, the D.C.  Department of Health is scheduled to hold an outreach event on July 16, in all eight wards, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., to provide educational materials and mosquito protection kits to residents. The event will inform residents on the proper use of insecticides, how to reduce mosquito breeding sites in the community and preventative measures people may take to protect themselves. *The locations for the event are:

  • Columbia Heights Community Center, 1480 Girard St NW;
  • Stead Recreation Center, 1625 P St NW;
  • Palisades Recreation Center , 5200 Sherier Pl NW;
  • Petworth Recreation Center, 801 Taylor St NW ;
  • Turkey Thicket Recreation Center, 1100 Michigan Av.NE;
  • King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N St SW;
  • Fort Davis Recreation Center , 1400 41st St SE; and
  • Barry Farm Recreation Center, 1230 Sumner Rd SE.
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