Sixth night of aerial treatment underway to combat Eastern Equine Encephalitis
- Area 1-2 in Allegan County.
- Areas 4-3 and 4-4 in Calhoun County.
- Area 8-2 in Kent County.
- Area 9-1 in Lapeer County.
- Areas 10-1 in Montcalm County.
- Areas 13-2 and 13-3 in Van Buren County.
Tonight’s schedule includes Fort Custer Training Center, a portion of which crosses into Kalamazoo County. The Center has approved aerial treatment. Please refer to the County-level Aerial Treatment Maps for more details of the identified zones’ locations. These schedules are weather dependent and may change.
As of Oct. 4, EEE has been confirmed in nine people, with four fatalities. Cases are in Barry, Berrien, Calhoun, Cass, Kalamazoo and Van Buren counties. In addition, cases have occurred in 34 animals from 15 counties: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Calhoun, Cass, Genesee, Jackson, Kalamazoo, Kent, Lapeer, Livingston, Montcalm, Newaygo, St. Joseph and Van Buren. The mosquitos that spread EEE are still active and were caught in traps set Oct. 1 in southwest Michigan.
More information is available at Michigan.gov/EEE.
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