Second Horse Contracts EEE

Vermont health officials are warning people who live in Pittsford and the surrounding communities that they may be at increased risk for contracting eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE.

EEE Concerns Continue

Mosquito born illnesses, like Eastern Equine Encephalitis and West Nile Virus are on the rise across the country. The deaths this month of two Vermonters from Eastern Equine Encephalitis have heightened concern about such illnesses here in Vermont.

Mosquito Spraying Incomplete

The Vermont Health Department had to call off aerial spraying to control mosquitoes in parts of Rutland and Addison counties due to weather conditions on Thursday. But officials say they hope to finish the job Friday night.

EEE Cases Lead To Mosquito Spraying

Vermont’s first two human cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis have been identified in Rutland and Addison counties. And now state officials plan to spray pesticides from aircraft as a way to control potentially dangerous mosquitoes.