Metropolitan Ministries helps homeless fight Zika virus

- Metropolitan Ministries is helping the homeless population fight the Zika virus.

The organization is collecting funds to provide Zika virus prevention kits to homeless individuals and families.

The kits include bug spray, mosquito nets and permethrin spray. Each kit costs $23.50.

Metropolitan Ministries said the Zika virus is a major threat to homeless people, especially pregnant women and children.

Click here for more information on the Metropolitan Ministries' Zika kits.

Up Next:


Up Next

  • Metropolitan Ministries helps homeless fight Zika virus
  • Women wanted for taunting child with autism on video at Winter Haven school
  • Jewelry store offers $300 reward for TECO lineman's lost wedding band
  • Skimming devices found at Ybor City SunTrust Bank ATMs
  • Tampa Bay school districts announce makeup days
  • 4-year-old dies after finding gun in grandmother's purse
  • Hillsborough County deputies rescue 103-year-old woman during Irma
  • Local lineman dies during Hurricane Irma recovery efforts
  • St. Petersburg police searching for looter suspect
  • Police identify possible suspect who followed victim home, attacked her