Eastern Equine Encephalitis - Information
Tuesday September 24, 2019 - Thursday October 24, 2019
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Current information about Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Southwestern Michigan will be posted as it becomes available.
- Eastern Equine Encephalitis Press Release 10/5/19
New Case of EEE Confirmed in St. Joseph County
- Eastern Equine Encephalitis Press Release 9/27/19
Public Health Response to Eastern Equine Encephalitis
- Eastern Equine Encephalitis Press Release 9/20/19
New human case of mosquito-borne EEE in Southwest Michigan
- Eastern Equine Encephalitis Press Release 9/18/19
MDHHS Advises Precautionary Measures to Prevent Human EEE Infection
- Eastern Equine Encephalitis Press Release 9/17/19
MDHHS reports four new cases of mosquito-borne disease and two additional deaths in Southwest Michigan
- Eastern Equine Encephalitis In St. Joseph County 8/23/19
Michigan residents can stay healthy by following these steps to avoid mosquito bites:
Apply insect repellents that contain the active ingredient DEET, or other U.S. Environmental Protection Agency-registered product to exposed skin or clothing, and always follow the manufacturer’s directions for use.
Wear long-sleeved shirts and long pants when outdoors. Apply insect repellent to clothing to help prevent bites.
Maintain window and door screening to help keep mosquitoes outside.
Empty water from mosquito breeding sites around the home, such as buckets, unused kiddie poos, old tires, or similar sites where mosquitoes may lay eggs.
Use nets and/or fans over outdoor eating areas.