STAMFORD - Stamford-based Americares is teaming up with a national company to help stop the spread of the Zika virus at its source.

The company has teamed up with SC Johnson, the maker of OFF mosquito repellent.

The repellant will be delivered to locations in the Southern United States and Puerto Rico for low-income and uninsured families in high-risk communities.

The shipments will go out over the next few weeks.