• EEE meeting to be held in Brandon
    July 05,2013
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    BRANDON — Two state agencies are holding a public forum on their plans for the Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) virus next week.

    The state Department of Health and Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets will hold the focum on its 2013 Arboviral Surveillance & Response Plan from 5-7 p.m. July 10 at the Brandon Town Hall.

    The plan includes the trapping and testing of mosquitoes, human and animal illness surveillance, public information, educational outreach and action that may be taken in response to signs of increase risk for illness.

    In 2012, EEE was detected in mosquitoes for the first time in Vermont. Two people died from the disease.

    For more information, visit healthvermont.gov or call 1-800-913-1139.
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