STINGERS AND BITERS

Good Health Choices - - Be Informed -

An allergy to the venom of sting­ing in­sects is one of the most com­mon causes of anaphylaxis in Aus­tralia.

PRO­TECT YOUR­SELF

The best way to pro­tect your­self is to cover up when you’re out­doors but for ex­tra pro­tec­tion:

Stay in­doors in the early morn­ing or at dusk

Use an ef­fec­tive in­sect re­pel­lent Don’t use per­fumes or scented body creams and de­odor­ants

Stick to white cloth­ing or muted shades like tan or green, which don’t at­tract or alarm bees

Al­ways check your drinks be­fore you take a sip and keep them cov­ered when

out­side.

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