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Mosquito-Borne Disease Update September 2019

New Haven has demonstrated West Nile virus (WNV)-positive mosquito activity as well as the adjacent towns/cities of West Haven, East Haven, and North Haven (updated September 23, 2019). Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) is most closely present in Shelton and Madison and with recent and continued warm weather and humidity, spread of infected mosquitoes is likely and opportunities of exposure increased.

Please see the attached pdf for mosquito bite prevention from the CDC as well as CT Governor Ned Lamont’s advisory in the weblink below:

“Governor Lamont Advises Connecticut Residents to Take Proper Precautions Against Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE):

Residents Advised to Protect Themselves and Their Children by Avoiding Outdoor Activity From Dusk to Dawn”:

https://portal.ct.gov/Office-of-the-Governor/News/Press-Releases/2019/09-2019/Governor-Lamont-Advises-Connecticut-Residents-to-Take-Proper-Precautions-Against-EEE

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