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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Ticks Prevention

To prevent contact with ticks and avoid tick-borne illnesses, Ipswich Public Health recommends the following tips provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC):

Avoid Direct Contact with Ticks

  • Avoid wooded and brushy areas with high grass...

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Public Health
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Protect Yourself Against Mosquitoes

In this area, ticks are especially prevalent from April to September, but residents should remember that tick bites can happen anytime of the year. Ticks hibernate during the winter months and look for a host to latch onto when temperatures rise. To preve...

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Public Health
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Mosquito Surveillance

The mosquito surveillance traps are going to be deployed by Northeast Massachusetts Mosquito Control District during the week of May 11-15th, 2020.

Weekly collections from these traps will start for all municipalities during the week of May 18th, 2020 and ...

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