The Town of Franklin is currently at a MODERATE risk threat from the State of Massachusetts Department of Public Health. The following recommendations are being made to reduce potential exposure:
1.) Wear mosquito repellent Products with 30% DEET, Permethrin, Picardin or oil of lemon eucalyptus are the most effective
2.) Be aware of peak mosquito hours. Mosquitoes are most active from dusk to dawn
3.) Drain standing water on your property Mosquitoes lay eggs in standing or stagnant water
4.) Wear long sleeves and long pants Covering skin will limit potential exposure
The Norfolk County Mosquito Control is a great resource. Contact them to schedule spraying on your property. http://www.norfolkcountymosquito.org/
Please click for the EEE fact sheet and more helpful links.
Contact the Board of Health with any additional questions.
|Town of Franklin EEE Update - now at Moderate|