Malaria is deadly, but you can protect yourself and your family in a few easy steps.
Sleep under a bed net every night
The malaria mosquito mainly bites at night, so sleep under a treated bed net every night and make sure the children in your home do too!
Clean up trash and standing water
Mosquitoes breed in standing water, so it’s important to get rid of trash and items like used tires, which can hold water and become breeding grounds for mosquitoes.
Get your house sprayed
In some areas, you can get your house sprayed with chemicals that will kill malaria mosquitoes. This is called targeted insecticide spraying, and can help keep your family safe.
Finish your pills!
If you are given treatment, finishing your malaria pills is important step to removing the parasite from your body. Even if you don’t feel sick anymore, take all of your malaria treatment or you remain a threat to your family!