Bridgeport Revives Anti-Mosquito Campaign

Aug 13, 2020

Bridgeport, Conencticut Mayor Joe Ganim joined health officials to help residents identify preventive measures after the city announced that the West Nile virus was found on mosquito breeding grounds.

The relaunch of “Fight the Bite!” campaign includes the distribution of informational door hangers and all-natural insect repellent wipes throughout Bridgeport neighborhoods.

Ganim asks for residents to “check yourself and protect against the diseases that mosquitoes and ticks are known to sometimes carry.”

Additional efforts to reduce mosquito activity in the city also include three mosquito traps maintained by the state's Agricultural Experiment Station.