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    Tarrant County distributes insect repellent to senior citizens, homeless shelter

    Contact: Vanassa Joseph, Sr. Public Information Officer; 817-321-5306, cell: 817-401-5967

    vljoseph@tarrantcounty.com

    Tarrant County distributes insect repellent to homeless shelter

     

    WHAT: Tarrant County Public Health will distribute Cutterr Insect Repellent, donated by Spectrum Brands, to residents at The Salvation Army Shelter.

     

    WHEN: Friday, Sept. 7, 2012

     

    WHERE: 12:30 - 1 p.m.

    The Salvation Army Shelter

    1855 E. Lancaster, Fort Worth 76103

     

    DETAILS:

    Spectrum Brands donated 5,000 six-ounce cans of Cutterr Insect Repellent. This donation helps Tarrant County provide insect repellent to low-income, the homeless and senior citizens. The repellent also will be provided to Meals on Wheels for their distribution to residents, and it will be distributed to some low-income housing developments. Using insect repellent while outdoors is one of the important steps that individuals can take to protect themselves against West Nile Virus.

     

    PHOTOS OPPORTUNITIES:

     

    Unloading and distributing the product; Tarrant County Public Health spokesperson available.