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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Advisory: August 29, 2019

Board of Health Advises Vigilance to Prevent Mosquito Bites

The virus that causes Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), a severe neurological infection, has now been identified in mosquitos in a community abutting Longmeadow and in horses in another community...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

BOARD OF HEALTH SCHEDULE OF FLU CLINICS: FALL OF 2019

Due to a nationwide delay in the manufacture of flu vaccine this year, the Board of Health flu clinics will begin approximately one week later than in previous years.  

The following is the schedule of clinics planned at this time. Residents may w...

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Posted on: August 9, 2019

Testing Of Bats Found In Residences For Rabies

Bats are natural carriers of rabies. These animals normally roost in protected outdoor areas or in attics of buildings. During the extreme heat of the summer, bats search out cooler places, including

the living space of residences, to roost and raise their...

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