West Nile Case Confirmed With Kent Co. Resident

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A 69-year-old Kent County man has come down with Delaware’s first case of West Nile Virus in a person since 2018. Delaware Public Health said Friday that an epidemiological investigation is underway to determine travel history or sources that could have led to infection. West Nile is a mosquito-borne illness. There were ten cases in…

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West Nile Detected In Sentinel Chickens

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For the first time this year, West Nile Virus has turned up in sentinel chickens monitored by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources. This discovery involved a group at a sentinel chicken station in northern New Castle County, one of about 20 monitoring stations statewide. According to DNREC, there have been no reported cases of…

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Mosquito pool tests positive for EEE virus in Worcester County, Md

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The Worcester County Health Department received notification from the State of Maryland that a mosquito pool in the Whaleyville area of Worcester County recently tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). Arboviruses, such as the EEE virus, are most common during the summer and fall months. The viruses are transmitted by infected mosquitoes and spread…

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Mosquito Spraying Downstate Tonight

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on Tuesday, August 06, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a truck-mounted sprayer to control adult mosquitoes in the following areas: In and near Millsboro, Bridgeville, and Seaford and near Delmar, Selbyville, Frankford, Ocean View, Lewes, Milton, Ellendale, Frederica, and Felton. For…

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Downstate Mosquito Spraying Monday Evening

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on Monday, August 05, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a truck-mounted sprayer to control adult mosquitoes in the following areas: In and near Milford and Seaford and near Camden, Magnolia, Felton, Greenwood, Laurel, and Delmar. For notification purposes, spraying will be…

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Mosquito Spraying Downstate Tuesday Evening

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on Tuesday, July 9, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a truck-mounted sprayer to control adult mosquitoes in the following areas: In and near Millville and near Camden, Felton, Magnolia, Selbyville, Laurel, Seaford and Millsboro. For notification purposes, spraying will be done…

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Downstate Mosquito Spraying Tuesday Evening

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on¬†Tuesday, July 02, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a¬†truck-mounted sprayer¬†to control adult mosquitoes¬†in the following areas: In and near Harrington, Houston, and Millsboro and near Camden, Felton, Magnolia, Frederica, Milford, Greenwood, Lincoln, Georgetown, Selbyville, Frankford, Ocean View,…

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Mosquito Spraying Downstate Tuesday Evening

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on¬†Tuesday, June 25, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a¬†truck-mounted sprayer¬†to control adult mosquitoes¬†in the following areas: In and near Selbyville, Slaughter Beach, Harrington, and Camden and near Felton, Frederica, Magnolia, Viola, Houston, Greenwood, Lincoln, Lewes, Millsboro, Georgetown,…

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Downstate Mosquito Spraying Monday Evening

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A message from DNREC-MOSQUITO CONTROL Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on¬†Monday, June 24, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a¬†truck-mounted sprayer¬†to control adult mosquitoes¬†in the following areas: In and near Seaford, Harrington, and Slaughter Beach and near Felton, Viola, Houston, Greenwood, Lincoln, Bridgeville,…

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Mosquito Spraying Downstate Tuesday Evening

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A message from DNREC-MOSQUITO CONTROL Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on¬†Tuesday, June 18, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a¬†truck-mounted sprayer¬†to control adult mosquitoes¬†in the following areas: In and near Harrington, Milford, Ellendale, and Selbyville and near Ocean View, Frankford, Millsboro, Georgetown, Lewes,…

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DNREC Skeeter Spraying Downstate Monday Evening

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on¬†Monday, June 17, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a¬†truck-mounted sprayer¬†to control adult mosquitoes¬†in the following areas: Near Georgetown, Millsboro, Lewes, Bridgeville, Laurel, Seaford, and Delmar. For notification purposes, spraying will be done in the following spray zones:¬†135,…

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Downstate Mosquito Spraying Tuesday Evening

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on¬†Tuesday, June 11, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a¬†truck-mounted sprayer¬†to control adult mosquitoes¬†in the following areas: In and near Selbyville, Bethany, Greenwood, Harrington, Milford, Seaford and near Delmar, Felton, Frederica, Georgetown, Houston, Laurel, Lincoln, and Millsboro. For…

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Mosquito Spraying Downstate Monday Evening

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on¬†Monday,¬†June 10, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a¬†truck-mounted sprayer¬†to control adult mosquitoes¬†in the following areas: In and near Seaford and near Georgetown, Laurel, and Delmar. For notification purposes, spraying will be done in the following spray zones:¬†147,…

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Mosquito Spraying Tuesday Evening

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on¬†Tuesday, June 04, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a¬†truck-mounted sprayer¬†to control adult mosquitoes¬†in the following areas: In and near Bowers Beach, Frederica, and Milford and near Camden, Marydel, Felton, Magnolia, Harrington, Greenwood, Bridgeville, Lincoln, Frankford, Selbyville, Dagsboro,…

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Downstate Mosquito Spraying Monday Evening

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on¬†Monday, June 03, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a¬†truck-mounted sprayer¬†to control adult mosquitoes¬†in the following areas: In and near Laurel, Seaford, Harrington, and Houston and near Felton, Greenwood, Ellendale, Lewes, and Delmar. For notification purposes, spraying will…

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Mosquito Spraying in Kent & Sussex Thursday Evening

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Weather permitting; the Delaware Mosquito Control Section plans the following insecticide application(s) during the evening hours on¬†Thursday, May 16, 2019: Application of Anvil 10+10 (Sumithrin/PBO) with a¬†truck-mounted sprayer¬†to control adult mosquitos¬†in the following areas: Near Camden, Frederica, Magnolia, Harrington, Ellendale, Greenwood, Lincoln, and Milford. For notification purposes, spraying will be done in the following spray…

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