Take care if cleaning is part of your long weekend plans.
Saskatchewan Health says there is a risk of contracting Hantavirus at this time of year.
Officials say deer mice can get into grain bins, sheds, barns, garages, trailers or cottages over the winter, as well as farm equipment and vehicles.
To avoid breathing in particles from rodent droppings, urine or saliva, officials recommend wet mopping with hot water and detergent and suggest goggles and masks in enclosed areas.
Sask Health says it’s a good idea to ventilate for a half hour before starting.
Ten people have died from Hantavirus in Saskatchewan since 1994. There have been 31 cases that caused flu like symptoms in that 24 year period.