Mosquitoes & Ticks

Mosquitoes and Ticks Headline

August 15, 2020: 

As of yesterday, August 14, 2020, East Longmeadow's EEE risk level has been raised to moderate due to a human testing positive for the EEE virus in a community adjacent to East Longmeadow. To prevent EEE, residents are urged to:

-Wear mosquito repellent when outdoors, especially between dusk to dawn

-Wear long sleeves and long pants from dusk to dawn

-Use mosquito netting on baby carriages and playpens

-Avoid outside areas with obvious mosquito activity

Please keep this in mind as we head into the Labor Day weekend in the next upcoming weeks and month of September and stay tuned for more information regarding East Longmeadow's EEE risk level. For additional information on EEE and how to protect yourself, please visit https://www.mass.gov/guides/eee-in-massachusetts.

August 3rd, 2020: State Public Health Officials Announce Season’s First Human Case of EEE in the Commonwealth

UMass Tick Testing Program 
  • Find a tick on you? Mail it to get tested! East Longmeadow residents are eligible for $10 tick tests compliments of the Health Department & TickReport, visit: tickreport.com or call the Health Dept. at 413-525-5400 x 1103 for more information.