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Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Spraying

September 21, 2020

The Indiana State Department of Health is planning to spray for mosquitos in northeast Elkhart County and in 5 other Indiana counties where the Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) has been prominent in the past week. See the bulletin below for more information on what EEE is, recent history, effects on equine, and the control plan. Action items are listed for organic farmers, beekeepers, and homeowners. 🦟

For more information on the EEE spraying, please contact:
- Elkhart County Health Department - Environmental Health: 574-971-4600
- Indiana State Board of Health: 317-233-7272
- County Commissioners Office: 574-534-3541
- Jeff Burbrink, Purdue Extension Educator - Ag & Natural Resources: 574-533-0554

To register location of bees, visit https://in.beecheck.org/
To register an organic farm, visit https://in.driftwatch.org/

To download a PDF copy of the EEE bulletin, visit https://api.ag.purdue.edu/DepotWS/File.ashx?t=f&i=97225



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