Cape Cod National Seashore Issues Mosquito Advisory

Mosquitoes in and near park have tested positive for EEE...
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From the Cape Cod National Seashore:

Mosquitoes in and around the Cape Cod National Seashore area have tested positive for both Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) and West Nile Virus. These mosquitoes gravitate towards mammals and are most active between dusk and dawn. Avoid outdoor activity during these times. If you must go out, wear long-sleeve clothing that covers as much skin as possible. Apply FDA approved insect repellent (such as DEET) to any exposed areas.

The state of Massachusetts has information about about choosing and using repellents here: welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on