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Park Programs Cancelled for Mosquito Spraying

(La Porte, IN) - Spraying for mosquitos is scheduled to begin today in La Porte County.  As a precaution, the La Porte Park Department has cancelled all outdoor programs for this evening as a precaution.  Parks Superintendent Mark Schreiber says the cancellations include adult softball and youth baseball games and practices.


The Indiana State Department of Health has contracted to spay for mosquitos in La Porte County in response to a human case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in the county.  The potentially deadly virus is spread by mosquitos.  The spraying will begin this evening and continue through tomorrow night, according to the ISDH.


The areas being sprayed are outlined in the map below:

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