14 myths you’ve probably heard about coronavirus

SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WWLP) – The COVID-19 outbreak is a global pandemic, and with that comes a lot of false information on the internet. There are many myths about COVID-19 that have been circulating through social media. Here are some of the most common ones, according to the World Health Organization. Myth #1: Cold weather kills novel […]

EEE prevention recommendations lifted, DPH, DEEP

The recommendation to restrict outdoor activities to protect against the EEE virus has been lifted. The CT Department of Public Health and the CT Department of Energy and Environmental Protection made the announcement Thursday afternoon.

Fall festivals guarding against EEE

To calm people’s fears, organizers at The Portland Fair had several discussions with DEEP, local authorities and people who are running other Fall festivals. The town decided to spray the perimeter of the fairgrounds in addition to handing out the free bug spray.

EEE mosquito-based virus found in Stamford

Concerns about EEE are on the rise as the virus has now been detected in 25 communities across the state. The latest – in Stamford.

Officials report 2 new human cases of EEE, 1 deadly

We are learning more about the most recently confirmed cases of EEE in the state. Three people have now died from the virus and fourth is now in the hospital.

Third human death related to EEE confirmed in CT

Two new cases of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in Connecticut were confirmed by the Department of Public Health (DPH) on Tuesday. One patient is reported to have died, bringing the total death toll in the state to three this year.

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