Mosquitoes (EEE & WNV)

Mosquito-borne Diseases

EEE - Eastern Equine Encephalitis Virus
WNV - West Nile virus

West Nile virus is in our area.  See the WNV Fact Sheet.  

Residents are urged to listen to public health announcements, avoid mosquito bites, and use repellents according to label directions in areas mosquitoes are active.  Containers that hold water should be emptied weekly.

Daily virus updates provided by Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) can be found on the MDPH website

For questions about dead birds and West Nile virus (WNV), please see our FAQ.

For more information on EEE and WNV, see the CMMCP website.

Also check out these helpful Gardening Tips.

Mosquito Control

Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project personnel will be in our community to investigate complaints about mosquitoes on the following dates in July and August, 2017:

  • July 31
  • August 7, 14, 21, 28

The Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project (CMMCP) 2017 Commission Meeting Dates:

August 9
September 13
October 11
November 8
December 13

If you wish to be excluded from mosquito spraying, contact CCMCP (508-393-3055).  For more information, see CMMCP’s Frequently Asked Questions.