Central Mass Mosquito Control Project

The Ashland Board of Health, in cooperation with the Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project, provides mosquito control services to Ashland residents and businesses.  

An Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach is used, featuring education, source reduction and larvaciding.  Adultaciding using an Ultra-Low Volume (ULV) spray is used as a last resort for biting adult mosquitoes.  

For more information on Mosquito Control visit the  Central Massachusetts Mosquito Control Project on the web.


ZIKA VIRUS

Zika is spread mostly by the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. These mosquitoes bite during the day and night.

Zika can be passed from a pregnant woman to her fetus. Infection during pregnancy can cause certain birth defects.

There is no vaccine or medicine for Zika.

Local mosquito-borne Zika virus transmission has been reported in the continental United States. Learn more.

Mass. Department of Public Health released its Bi-Weekly Zika Virus Update dated November 14, 2016.  To be directed to the report, click here.