EEE testing ongoing

Block Island’s mosquito testing protocol continues in the wake of a sample testing positive for eastern equine encephalitis on the island last week. The positive sample was taken at the Boy Scout Camp, located off Connecticut Avenue.
Town Manager Ed Roberge told the Town Council at its meeting Wednesday night that this week’s testing came back negative. He also noted that two more cases of EEE were reported in the state, and that “caution” signs are being posted on the Block Island Ferry and at Interstate Navigation’s ticket windows.
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