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West Nile Virus was identified in Connecticut in 2000. This virus is caused by mosquitoes. The elderly and those with compromised immune systems are most at risk. You can reduce your risk of being infected with WNV by using insect repellent and wearing protective clothing to prevent mosquito bites. Learn more about West Nile Virus (Fact Sheet from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).
Trumbull Health Department is offering free Mosquito dunks to Trumbull residents while supplies last. The mosquito dunks will kill mosquito larvae in containers and bodies of water that cannot be removed or emptied. They are effective for up to 30 days. Fight the Bite News 12
Spring Break Public Service Announcement
Information on the Zika Virus Disease from the CDC
Zika and Pregnancy
Prevent mosquito bites when traveling
Prevent mosquito bites
Fact Sheet from the Connecticut Department of Public Health
Tick Encounter Resource Center Tick Identification Chart
Having a Tick Tested for Lyme Disease: The Health Department accepts ticks at our office, which we send for testing to the State of Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station. They will test the tick to see if it carries the spirochetes that cause Lyme Disease, Anaplasmosis, and Babesiosis. Please note: The CT Agricultural Experiment Station only tests engorged deer ticks.
Ticks should be brought in alive (if possible) in a zip lock bag or sealed containers (not in Vaseline, oil or other substances) to the Health Department Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. There is a $3.00 fee.
Protect your Health Around Animals (Video)
Trumbull Health Department 2017-18 Annual Report
Trumbull Health Department 2016-17 Annual Report
Trumbull Health Department 2015-16 Annual Report
Fairfield County Community Wellbeing Index 2016 - Greater Bridgeport Region Chapter – page 85
2015 DataHaven Community Wellbeing Survey - Trumbull, CT