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How to Know if Your Home Address in Singapore is at High Risk for Dengue Fever

 Are you living in an area that makes you susceptible to dengue?

There’s been a significant jump in the number of dengue cases in Singapore and the National Environment Agency (NEA) has pledged to step up inspections islandwide and intensify outreach efforts.

Read more here:

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But don’t panic. You can download NEA’s myENV app for updates on the dengue situation and information on dengue clusters in Singapore

The app also allows you to call the NEA hotline with just one touch and submit feedback and reports (along with photos) to the Agency on your mobile device.

Alternatively, visit the Mozzie Wipeout campaign website for a map of the locations of Active Clusters on the island. 

You can learn more about what you can do to protect yourself against dengue here

For a start, get to know the colour coded dengue alert system:

dengue

Source: NEA

And take note of the list of preventive actions for each level:

Source: NEA

Do your part to prevent the spread of dengue. We got this. 

Muneerah Bee, February 2016

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