Despite EEE Fears, Whitman-Hanson High School Sports Schedule Remains Unchanged

Despite EEE Fears, Whitman-Hanson High School Sports Schedule Remains Unchanged


MIDDLESEX COUNTY, THE ALERT LEVEL IS BEING RAISED TWO CRITICAL IN THREE TOWNS, ASHLAND, HOPE DALE AND MILFORD. A TRIPLE D THREAT HAS CAUSED PEOPLE TO CANCER — CANCEL GAMES, BUT ONE SCHOOL SAYS THEY WILL PLAY UNDER THE FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS AS SCHEDULED, FANS ARE BEING TOLD TO WEAR BUG SPRAY, BUT WHAT OTHERS THINK IS, IS IT ENOUGH? Reporter: MOSQUITOES ARE MORE ACTIVE AFTER DUSK, NOBODY WAS REALLY WORRIED, BUT SOME PARENTS ARE WORRIED ABOUT NIGHT GAMES. WE DON’T WANT THEM PLAYING AT NIGHT. Reporter: IT IS SANDWICHED BETWEEN THE HIGH RISK LEVEL FOR TRIPLE E AND MODERATE LEVEL, AND THE TOWNS HAVE PROTOCOLS IN PLACE IF MORE MOSQUITOES HAVE BEEN FOUND WITH TRIPOLI. WE’VE HAD AROUND HERE, BUT ALSO FOUND PRETTY FAR AWAY, WHILE IT IS NOT A LOT OF MOSQUITOES, FOR EACH PERSON THAT IS IMPACTED, IT IS A LIFE- CHANGING EVENT. Reporter: EASTERN EQUINE ENCEPHALITIS, CARRIED BY CERTAIN MOSQUITOES THAT BITE HUMANS, IT CAN BE FATAL OR CAUSE SERIOUS NEUROLOGICAL PROBLEMS. SOME PEOPLE SAY THEY SHOULD MOVE ALL SPORTS TO DAYTIME, OTHER PARENTS ARE NOT QUITE SO SURE. BECAUSE YOU KNOW THAT THEY ARE AT WORK DURING THE DAY. IT IS CONCERNING, TRIPLE E IS AROUND. IF THERE WAS A THREAT IN THE AREA, THEN THEY SHOULD CHANGE IT. Reporter: THEY SAY IF THREAT REACHES A CRITICAL LEVEL, OBVIOUSLY THEY WILL RETHINK THE OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES POLICY BUT

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