Mosquito Prevention - EEE and WNV
Eastern Equine Encephalitis and West Nile Virus
The Meriden Department of Health and Human Services will update this page as information becomes available or updated regarding Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in Meriden and Connecticut.
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station's (CAES) mosquito trapping site for Meriden is at Falcon Park. CAES is a separate state agency responsible for trapping, identifying, and testing mosquitoes for encephalitis viruses.
As of October 9, 2019, mosquitoes trapped and tested in Meriden have not tested positive for either EEE or West Nile Virus (WNV).
Press Releases (Local and State):
(October 1, 2019) - CT DPH Announces Death of 3rd Person Diagnosed with EEE
(September 27, 2019) - CAES Press Release - Risk of EEE Continues - Virus Detected in 21 CT Towns
(September 26, 2019) - Gov. Lamont Press Release on EEE
(September 26, 2019) - Record Journal Article on Mosquito Prevention
(September 20, 2019) - CT DPH Announces Second 2019 Human Case of EEE in CT
(September 16, 2019) - CT DPH Announces First 2019 Human Case of EEE in CT
(September 5, 2019) - Mosquito Trapping Stations Detecting EEE and WNV positive mosquitoes
(August 6, 2019) - Public Health Reminder - Prevent Mosquito-borne Illnesses
(June 10, 2019) - Mosquito Dunks Available
(April 23, 2019) - West Nile Virus Prevention