Cooler Fall Weather Reducing the Risk of EEE

A mosquito sitting on its reflection

We still have some warmer days ahead, but the risk for EEE and West Nile Virus is quickly diminishing as we get deeper into the fall season.

Autumn brings vivid foliage to western Massachusetts, and of course, cooling temperatures. Since mosquitoes are cold-blooded, they rely on a warm environment for heat, so they become less active in the cold. And temperatures are predicted to drop the rest of this week.

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