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Several more West Michigan locations to be sprayed for EEE mosquitoes tonight

A low-flying aerial treatment plane preparing to spray an organic pesticide for mosquitoes in West Michigan. (State of Michigan Photo)

LANSING, Mich. — Several areas of the state are scheduled to be sprayed for mosquitoes carrying Eastern equine encephalitis Sunday evening.

Most of them are in West Michigan.

According to the State of Michigan, to date, total treated acreage is 430, 700. Areas completed to date include Area 1-1 in Allegan County, Area 2-1 in Barry County, Area 3-1 in Berrien County, Areas 4-1 and 4-2 in Calhoun County, Areas 5-1 and 5-2 in Cass County, Areas 6-1 and 6-2 in Jackson County, Area 8-1 in Kent County, Areas 10-2 and 10-3 in Montcalm County, Area 11-1 in Newaygo County, Areas 12-1, 12-2 and 12-3 in St. Joseph County, 13-1 in Van Buren County and Area 14-1 in Washtenaw County and Area 15-1 in Livingston.

Area 1-2 in Allegan County and Area 13-3 in Van Buren County have been partially completed and are on the schedule for tonight.

The areas slated for treatment tonight are identified in the Aerial Treatment Zones Map and include:

  • Area 1-2 in Allegan County.
  • Areas 4-3 and 4-4 in Calhoun County.
  • Area 8-2 in Kent County.
  • Area 9-1 in Lapeer County.
  • Areas 10-1 in Montcalm County.
  • Areas 13-2 and 13-3 in Van Buren County.
  • Fort Custer Training Center.

Please refer to the County-level Aerial Treatment Maps for more details of the identified zones’ locations. A portion of Fort Custer Training Center is in Kalamazoo County. However, the Center has approved aerial treatment.

These schedules are weather dependent and may change. The most up-to-date information will be posted here at Michigan.gov/EEE.

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