Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) has been confirmed in mammal-biting mosquitoes in 2 locations in the southeast part of Westboro near the Hopkinton town line. In response to the advisory and consistent with Massachusetts Department of Public Health policy, the Health Department has authorized the Central MA Mosquito Control Project to treat the abutting Hopkinton neighborhoods. Spraying will begin on Thursday 8/8/19 afternoon/evening, weather permitting. A more detailed map will be released as soon as confirmed with Central MA Mosquito Control Project. Residents in the area and throughout Hopkinton are advised to wear protective clothing and utilize repellent when outdoors.
The Health Department will provide regular future updates on this matter.
For more information, or to opt out or spraying, residents can call the Central Mosquito Control Program at 508-393-3055.