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10/6/2020 - Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus in Fairfield - October 2020

Connecticut Department of Public Health (CTDPH) has confirmed that mosquitoes collected from Fairfield's Pine Creek Area trapping site have tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). Although the first positive mosquito for Fairfield, other Connecticut communities have had WNV positive mosquitoes. For more information please read about the CT Mosquito Trapping Program.  

There are many ways you can protect yourself from a mosquito bite and preventing mosquitoes from breeding in your yard. For more information, please view our video below.

For more information on West Nile virus, please visit: cdc.gov/westnile/

For general information on mosquito activity in CT visit: ct.gov/mosquito/site/default.asp