Mosquito Information

Mosquitoes can carry West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus that can cause illness that range from mild to serious disease. Protect yourself through prevention:

  • Use insect repellents
  • Wear long-sleeved clothing
  • Schedule outdoor activities to avoid the hours around dawn and dusk
  • Repair damaged window screens
  • Remove standing water from the areas around your home

Resources and Information about Mosquitoes (links to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health webpages):