mosquitoThe July edition of “Workplace Wellness E-Digest” addresses the health risks associated with insect bites.

Stay safe from bug bites, urges newsletter

Insect bites can cause itchiness, irritation, and potentially serious health problems such as the West Nile virus and Lyme disease, but help is at hand.

Insect repellent can help prevent bites, says the July edition of Workplace Wellness E-Digest, published by the UWindsor Department of Human Resources. The newsletter links to information about government-approved products and tips on how to select one that suits your needs.

The publication also describes mosquitos and ticks, health risks associated with being bitten, and how to respond to a bite or symptoms of illness. Learn more in the Workplace Wellness E-Digest.