Residents in Glastonbury were notified on Wednesday that mosquitoes in town have tested positive for West Nile Virus.
The Glastonbury Health Department said mosquitoes that were trapped on Aug. 2 tested positive.
Several towns in the state have reported having mosquitoes that tested positive for West Nile Virus, including West Haven, Greenwich, Stamford, Stratford, South Windsor and Westport.
The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station has posted tips to reduce the risk of being bitten by mosquitoes:
More information about West Nile Virus and how to protect yourself can be found here, or by calling the Glastonbury Health Department at 860-652-7534.
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