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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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Aerial Spraying Zones for EEE Expanded: Dudley, Oxford, Webster Included

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State public health officials announce third human case of EEE in the Commonwealth BOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced that laboratory testing has confirmed a case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus infection, in a male over the age of 60 who was exposed to the virus […]

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Mass DPH Raises West Nile Risk Level to Moderate Statewide

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“Of the 351 cities and towns in Massachusetts, 162 communities are already considered to be at moderate risk for West Nile virus.  This is only the second time that public health officials have raised the risk level statewide.” BOSTON — The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) today announced it was raising […]