Step 2:
Take Before Photo
& Prep Yard

Deadline: Sunday, September 26th

Hello Mosquito G.R.I.D. Agent,

By now, your parent/guardian submitted the permission form. Use your printed checklist to follow along as you complete each step.

Here is what you need to do:


Watch the "Step 2" section (1:24 - 4:07) of the video below for directions. Before going outside, apply repellent or take other bite prevention measures.

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Follow along using your printed checklist

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(Click on image to view printable PDF)

Part 1:
Take "Before" photos of your yard, patio, or balcony

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Part 2:
Submit photos 


DEADLINE: Sunday, September 26, 2021 by 3 p.m.
Submit “Before” photos using the link below.

Helpful Tip: Use a Google account to submit your photos

Part 3:
Collect Water Sample

Use the water sample kit (Resealable bag with clear, sample cup, lid, and dropper) to collect a sample from any trapped water you might find. You must do this BEFORE you dump out any water you find. Didn’t find water? You don’t need to submit a sample!

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Part 4:
Clear the area around your home

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Tip out any trapped water remaining in containers onto the ground

 

Toss out any unused containers that might trap and hold water (even if they are currently dry). Ask for help from a family member if you can’t get rid of the water by yourself!

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Part 5:
Return water sample to bin at school

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Return water sample you collected to Return Drop Box at school. The Box will be in place starting Monday, September 27, but you MUST return your sample NO LATER than 10:00 AM on Thursday, September 30!

 

No water? Congratulations! Return the unused water collection kit.

Deadline: Sunday, September 26th

Run into any other issues? Let us know by emailing at EcoHealth@sgvmosquito.org.

Thanks!

Agent Hagele and Agent Luna

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