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Posted on: July 22, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Mosquitoes Carrying West Nile Virus - Confirmed in Sandwich

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The Health Department has been notified by the MDPH that mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus has been identified in the Town of Sandwich as of today July 21, 2022.

We have also been informed that the State will NOT be spraying as occasionally occurs off cape, but people are advised to limit activities outdoors at dusk and if you are outdoors at dusk and wear mosquito repellant. Please follow the link to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Guidance to protect yourself from West Nile Virus.  

Additional Resources:

- Powassan Virus          - Protect Yourself From Ticks and Mosquitoes 

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