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Insect Repellent Columbus NE

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JC Penney
(402) 564-3221
202 E 24th St
Columbus, NE
Hours
Mon-Fri 10:00-9:00
Sat 10:00-6:00
Sun 11:00-6:00

Walmart Supercenter
(402) 564-1668
818 E 23Rd St
Columbus, NE
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am -Sat:8:00 am -Sun:8:00 am -
Pharmacy #
(402) 563-4571
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Upper Kut
(402) 564-6875
1821 23RD St
Columbus, NE

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Tangles
(402) 563-9999
1609 23RD St
Columbus, NE

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Kiara Ziemba Artistry
(402) 606-6911
1354 27th Ave Suite 100A
Columbus, NE
 
Sears
(402) 562-7068
4300 23Rd St
Columbus, NE
Hours
Mon-Fri:9am -6pm
Sat:8am -5pm
Sun:12am -5pm

Hair Loft
(402) 563-1532
3164 18TH Ave
Columbus, NE

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Darlene's Beauty Shop
(402) 563-1960
4506 23RD St
Columbus, NE

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Cut N Style Shoppe
(402) 564-7495
668 32ND Ave
Columbus, NE

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Country Curl
(402) 487-2650
232 Rd N
Leigh, NE

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Advice for helping kids avoid insect bites this summer

Advice for helping kids avoid insect bites this summer

James Dunsford

Proper use of bug spray is effective in helping kids avoid mosquito and other bug bitesBugs like mosquitoes and ticks can be a common summertime health risk for fathers and their kids, especially since many are spending more time outside.

Consumer Reports magazine recently tested some of the most popular insect repellents on the market. According to WebMD, the magazine is recommending six different repellents to reduce the risk of bug bites. They are: Off Deep Woods Sportsmen II, Cutter Backwoods Unscented, Off Family Care Smooth and Dry, 3M Ultrathon Insect Repellent, Repel Plant Based Lemon Eucalyptus and Natrapel 8-Hour with picaridin.

Many of these contain DEET, a chemical that can be dangerous in high concentrations. However, the American Academy of Pediatrics advises parents to use products with no more than 30 percent concentration of DEET on their kids. (Insect repellents aren't advised for use on babies under two months, either.)

Experts say parents should follow package directions when using insect repellent on their kids, avoiding spraying them on the face and in the eyes, mouth, nose or on cuts. Fathers should apply repellents to their kids' faces by spraying them on their hands first.

Other ways to avoid insect bites include staying indoors at dawn and dusk, wearing light-colored, loose-fitting clothing when outdoors, avoiding scented products that attract mosquitoes, eliminating standing water in your yard, wearing hats and pants...

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