- The CDC recommends removing any collected water in your yard weekly
- Keep in mind that standing water might be in places you wouldn't expect
- Mosquitoes can breed inside your house as well
(CNN)Your backyard might just be the breeding ground for next week's mosquitoes. With mosquito-borne diseases like Zika and West Nile as major health concerns, it's important to take steps to protect yourself, your family, your friends and your neighbors from bites.