(Manchester, NH) - Manchester Health officials say that a mosquito batch collected on September 25th tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE), the first positive batch identified in Manchester since 2013.

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Health officials say that despite the recent cooler weather, the mosquito season is far from over.

Residents are urged to eliminate any standing water on their property that may be a breeding ground for mosquitoes, and to take precautions against mosquito bites.

Contact the Manchester Health Department with concerns and questions.