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Mosquitoes and Ticks – They’re Out in Mass! Posted on Jul 3

The warm temperatures are finally here in Massachusetts, and of course our thoughts turn to spending more time outdoors with friends and family. As we head out the door, though, it’s important to remember to take steps to protect ourselves from ticks and mosquito bites.   …Continue Reading Mosquitoes and Ticks – They’re Out in Mass!

More EEE Mosquitoes found in Southeastern Mass. Posted on Aug 20

DPH announced today that its latest testing has revealed mosquitoes infected with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in the city of New Bedford and in the town of Easton.  There have been no human cases of EEE identified so far this summer, but public health officials are   …Continue Reading More EEE Mosquitoes found in Southeastern Mass.