Mosquito Management: Video Transcripts

Video Transcripts

 
West Nile Virus - Personal Precautions
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Women, wearing long sleeved shirt, pants, socks, shoes & jacket. Adjusts sneakers on child & goes outside. WOMAN: "West Nile virus is confirmed in Connecticut. To reduce your exposure wear long-sleeve shirts and pants; socks and shoes; or consider using mosquito repellant."

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Adult applying repellant onto hands and rubbing onto childís skin.

Adults and children wearing shorts, and short sleeved shirts.

MAN: "When using repellant, donít spray it toward your face or under your clothes. Apply with your hands away from cuts, eyes and mouth. And do not let children apply it."

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Outside scene with children playing. Dissolve to graphic:

For more information, contact your local health department or  Connecticut's Mosquito Management Program.

www.ct.gov/mosquito

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West Nile Virus - Homeowner Precautions
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Wide shot of back yard. Husband and wife working in yard. A couple beats of music. Natural backyard sounds. People doing yard work.

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Dissolve to close up of woman. Camera interrupts her while she is emptying out old flower pots filled with standing water. She speaks directly into camera. Man is in background on ladder cleaning out gutter. WOMAN: "West Nile Virus! Youíve heard a lot about it. You can prevent the spread of West Nile virus by reducing the number of mosquitoes right in your own backyard."

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Man comes down ladder, picks up paper bag and moves next to woman. MAN: "Like cleaning the gutters".

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Woman empties out bird bath.
Man pours water off garbage can lid.
VOICE OF WOMAN: "Eliminate their favorite breeding ground."

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Man empties water from discarded old tires and  childís wading pool

Speaks directly to camera.

MAN: "Any areas where water collects can be a breeding ground for mosquitoes."

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Man enters frame next to woman. WOMAN: "We need your help."

MAN: "Together, working as a team we can stop the spread of West Nile virus."

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Dissolve to graphic:

For more information, contact your local health department or Connecticut's  Mosquito Management Program.

www.ct.gov/mosquito

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West Nile Virus - Spraying Precautions
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INTERIOR: Women closing sliding screen door. WOMAN: "West Nile virus has been confirmed in mosquitoes that can infect humans".

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Scourge

Spraying truck driving down street.

WOMAN: "Under health and environmental guidelines a pesticide, called Scourge will be used to kill adult mosquitoes".

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Adults and child walking into home. Each adult carries child. WOMAN: "Although mosquito control pesticides pose low risk, some people, especially those who are chemically sensitive, may wish to reduce contact".

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Adult holds child in arms. MAN: "There is no need for people to re-locate during spraying, but following some common-sense steps will help to reduce your direct contact with the spray".

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Adult picks up cat.

Adult closing window.

Adult turning off air conditioner.

WOMAN: "Bring children and pets inside when spraying is occurring. Remain indoors, close windows, and turn off air conditioners and fans that circulate outside air when spraying is taking place".

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For more information, contact your local health department or Connecticut's Mosquito Management Program.

www.ct.gov/mosquito

MAN: "For updates, tune to your local radio or television stations.  
 
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