Mosquitoes & Ticks

UPDATE: Summer 2020

Experts are predicting another active year for mosquitoes that may carry diseases such as West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE). The Health Department encourages residents to use common sense and take precautions to avoid mosquito and tick bites when enjoying the outdoors. 

Important Mosquito Information

Wellesley is part of the East Middlesex Mosquito Control Commission and conducts testing for mosquito-borne illnesses such as WNV and EEE throughout peak periods during the year. 

Visit the Commonwealth of Massachusetts website for data on mosquito-borne diseases, tick information and other resources for residents.

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