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EEE Found in Mosquitoes in Seven Towns

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    EEE Found in Mosquitoes in Seven Towns

    Stay inside during peak hours: that's the warning from health officials as more mosquitoes in Connecticut test positive for EEE.

    (Published Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019)

    Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus has been found in seven Connecticut towns, according to the latest mosquito trapping and testing report

    Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus, or EEE, has been found in mosquitoes in Chester, Haddam, Hampton, Killingworth, North Stonington Stonington and Voluntown.

    The report says 20 mosquitoes were found with EEE this week and 32 have been found this year to date.

    The Uncas Health District and the Ledge Light Health District, which cover parts of eastern Connecticut, are urging residents in Voluntown, Stonington, and North Stonington to remain indoors from one hour before to one our after dawn and dusk.

    State Spraying for Mosquitoes in Voluntown

    [HAR] State Spraying for Mosquitoes in Voluntown

    After several mosquitoes tested positive for EEE in Pachaug State Forest, the state decided to spray to try and stop the spread of the disease.

    (Published Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019)

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