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9/26/2019 - Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) September 2019

CT Department of Public Health is advising residents to continue take extra precautions to prevent mosquito bites and contracting Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Please click here to read Governor Lamont's latest notice. 

EEE virus is a rare but serious disease transmitted by mosquitoes which acquire the virus by feeding on wild birds. Symptoms include fever, headache, stiff neck, and reduced consciousness. For more information on EEE, please visit the State of Connecticut's Mosquito Management Program here

For more information on how to protect yourself and loved ones from mosquito bites, please click here.