All Rhode Islanders are urged to proceed to #FightTheBite by taking mosquito-prevention measures till the first hard frost of the year (sometimes mid to late October in Rhode Island). Production and distribution of the product has been suspended because the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the company proceed their investigation. – People with additional questions can name the Health Information Line at / RI Relay 711. – RIDOH recently awarded funding to East Providence to determine a brand new Health Equity Zone (HEZ).
For instance, because of Chapman Swamp’s historical past as a breeding floor for mosquitoes that carry EEE, the Town of Westerly has applied a larvicide called Bti within the swamp since 1997. It is an environmentally friendly product and doesn’t pose a threat to human health. The product being sprayed is being used at very low concentrations.
Two mosquito detections of EEE have occurred in Central … Read More