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CMMCP Arbovirus Information:


2017:

2017 CMMCP Vector Events (none to date)

Mass. Dept. of Public Health’s Arbovirus daily update – click here for information about mosquitoes, animals and people that have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) or eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus in your city or town. THIS SITE WILL HAVE THE MOST CURRENT AND ACCURATE INFORMATION AVAILABLE.

Travel-related Mosquito-borne Diseases: Learn more about Zika virus, Dengue fever, Chikungunya and other mosquito-borne diseases you can get when traveling abroad.


2016:

2016 CMMCP Vector Events

State Public Health Officials Announce Season’s First Positive Mosquito Samples for West Nile Virus (Worcester)

Mass. Dept. of Public Health’s Arbovirus website click here for general information

Mass. Dept. of Public Health’s Arbovirus daily update – click here for information about mosquitoes, animals and people that have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) or eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus in your city or town. THIS SITE WILL HAVE THE MOST CURRENT AND ACCURATE INFORMATION AVAILABLE.

Travel-related Mosquito-borne Diseases: Learn more about Zika virus, Dengue fever, Chikungunya and other mosquito-borne diseases you can get when traveling abroad.


2015:

2015 CMMCP Vector Events

State Public Health Officials Set Risk Level at 'Moderate' in Twelve Communities after Detection of WNV-Positive Mosquitoes – July 30, 2015

State Health Officials Announce Season’s First Positive Mosquito Sample for West Nile Virus – July 16, 2015

Mass. Dept. of Public Health’s Arbovirus website click here for general information

Mass. Dept. of Public Health’s Arbovirus daily update – click here for information about mosquitoes, animals and people that have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) or eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus in your city or town. THIS SITE WILL HAVE THE MOST CURRENT AND ACCURATE INFORMATION AVAILABLE.


2014:

2014 CMMCP Vector Events

Two cases of mosquito-borne Chikungunya reported in NH – July 9, 2014

 

Cases of Chikungunya confirmed in Boston-area – July 5, 2014

 

2 cases of Chikungunya virus in Rhode Island confirmed in travelers from Dominican Republic – June 13, 2014

2014 MDPH Arbovirus Surveillance Plan

Mass. Dept. of Public Health’s Arbovirus website click here for general information

Mass. Dept. of Public Health’s Arbovirus daily update – click here for information about mosquitoes, animals and people that have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) or eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus in your city or town. THIS SITE WILL HAVE THE MOST CURRENT AND ACCURATE INFORMATION AVAILABLE.


2013:

2013 CMMCP Vector Events

2013 MDPH Arbovirus Surveillance Plan

Mass. Dept. of Public Health’s Arbovirus website click here for general information

Mass. Dept. of Public Health’s Arbovirus daily update – click here for information about mosquitoes, animals and people that have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) or eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus in your city or town. THIS SITE WILL HAVE THE MOST CURRENT AND ACCURATE INFORMATION AVAILABLE.


2012:

2012 CMMCP Vector Events

2012 MDPH Arbovirus Surveillance Plan

Mass. Dept. of Public Health’s Arbovirus website click here for general information

Mass. Dept. of Public Health’s Arbovirus daily update – click here for information about mosquitoes, animals and people that have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV) or eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus in your city or town. THIS SITE WILL HAVE THE MOST CURRENT AND ACCURATE INFORMATION AVAILABLE.

RISK MAPS:

Mass Overall Risk Map – July 24, 2012

Mosquitoes Associated with Virus Activity in Massachusetts


2011:

2011 CMMCP Vector Spraying

2011 MDPH Arbovirus Surveillance Plan

RISK MAPS:

Mass risk map – Aug. 31, 2011

Mass. EEE risk map – June 17, 2011

Mass. WNV risk map – June 17, 2011

Statewide arbovirus risk map – June 1, 2011 (season start)


2010:

2010 CMMCP Vector Spraying

Current Mass. EEE risk map (updated 8/18/10)

Current Mass. WNV risk map (updated 8/30/10)


2009:

2009 CMMCP Vector Spraying

2009 DPH Press Releases:

State Health Officials Find More Mosquitoes Infected with WNV & EEE (Sept. 1, 2009)

EEE Found in Northeastern Mass. (Aug. 25, 2009)

Viruses Spreading in Mosquitoes (Aug. 20, 2009)

Viruses Spreading in Mosquitoes in Mass. (Aug. 14, 2009)

EEE Persists in Freetown Mosquitoes (Aug. 11, 2009)

First Isolation of WNV (July 23, 2009)

First Isolation of EEE  (July 20, 2009)


 

MDPH 2009 Arbovirus Surveillance & Response Plan (.pdf – revised)

Frequently Asked Questions About Dead Birds and WNV (.pdf)

MDPH Arbovirus Daily Update

Arbovirus Surveillance Data (current & historical)

Dog heartworm information

MDPH 2009 Arbovirus Surveillance Plan (updated)


2008:

West Nile Virus found in Millbury

First WNV positive collection of mosquitoes reported – Worcester

MDPH 2008 Arbovirus Surveillance & Response Plan (revised)

SRMCB Operational Response Plan to Reduce the Risk of Mosquito-Borne Disease in Massachusetts (revised June 12, 2008)

MDPH Public Service Announcement #1 (.wmv, 1.5Mb)

MDPH Public Service Announcement #2 (.wmv, 1.5Mb)

Mass. DPH WNV Information website (new web address) - bird & mosquito-borne virus information


2007:

2007 MDPH Campaign to Prevent EEE and WNV

West Nile Virus in Marlboro

First Mosquito Pool Identified with EEE – July 6, 2007 (Raynham, MA)

2007 Massachusetts Arbovirus information

2007 Massachusetts Arbovirus Surveillance and Response Plan (.pdf 322k)

2007 WNV Catch Basin Program - check this link for our guidelines for the WNV program in catch basins.


Mass DPH fact sheet on West Nile Virus Encephalitis

Mass DPH fact sheet on Eastern Equine Encephalitis


ARBOVIRUS TRANSMISSION CYCLE

A mosquito (vector) picks up a virus (WNV or EEE) from a bird (reservoir), and can either cycle that virus through the bird population (amplification) or transmit the virus directly to a host such as horses and humans (incidental infection).


CMMCP Surveillance Procedures & Guidelines

CMMCP Surveillance Results 2006

Potential vectors of West Nile virus based on laboratory vector competence studies

Mosquito Species information - check this link for more information about host preference, habitat and other species-specific facts.


 

 

From the Mass. DPH website


Links to other West Nile Virus information

State Health Departments:

Central Mass. Public Relations handouts (.pdf):


Additional Information:

Mosquito Control around the Home

Products and Promotions That Have Limited Value for Mosquito Control (Rutgers, University)

Prevention from mosquito bites

Prevention from mosquito bites (in Spanish)


Why Mosquitoes Cannot Transmit AIDS

NOTE: The link above is from the Rutgers University website: New Jersey Mosquitoes Biology & Control

 

 

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