Information for people who live in or are travelling to flood affected areas in NSW.
Many people will have no symptoms if infected. However a few days after being bitten some will feel generally unwell, and may have sore joints, muscle aches, rash, fever and tiredness.
Simple steps to avoid mosquito bites include:
Detailed information on reducing the risk of mosquito bites at home and while travelling can be accessed from Mosquitoes are a health hazard fact sheet
Detailed information on control of mosquitoes during floods and public events can accessed from Advice on mosquito control during floods and public events