Aerial spraying to battle EEE scheduled for May 21-31

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Auburn, Millbury, Sturbridge, Webster among targeted towns The Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project (CMMCP) and North Fork Helicopters will perform aerial applications for larval mosquito control from May 21 to May 31. The CMMCP said these applications will occur in low-lying swampy areas where mosquito larvae are present using a […]

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EEE Update: Southbridge at Moderate Risk, Preventative Advice Given

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SOUTHBRIDGE – Residents received an alert from the Town of Southbridge at 6 p.m. Wednesday, September describing the risk of Eastern Equine Encephelitis (EEE) in town to be “moderate” and providing risk management advice from State and local authorities. Risk categories for EEE are remote, low, moderate, high, and critical. […]

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State public health officials announce four confirmed cases of EEE in horses

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Brookfield identified as one of four locations with identified EEE virus infection in horses. Risk level in Brookfield raised to critical; risk level in Sturbridge, Brimfield, East Brookfield, West Brookfield raised to high. BOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that laboratory testing has confirmed four new cases […]