EEE found in Whaleyville Mosquito Pool


The Worcester County Health Department is urging you to protect yourself from a rare infection.¬† Officials say mosquitoes in the Whaleyville area recently tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis.¬† EEE can cause an inflammation of the brain, and symptoms include fever, headache, chills and vomiting.¬† People are being asked to remove standing water around their…

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TB Response at Georgetown Elementary School


The Division of Public Health (DPH) and Indian River School District announced today that approximately 50 individuals¬†at Georgetown Elementary School in Sussex County may have been exposed to someone with active tuberculosis (TB). DPH is making contact with those individuals to offer free screenings, as well as treatment if needed. To protect medical privacy, no…

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