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Statewide Mosquito Control Grants By: Tanner Holbrook
Thursday May 18, 2017 6:03pm

By: Tanner Holbrook

The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency and the Ohio Department of Health announced that over 9-hundred-76-thousand dollars will be given in the form of grants to community health departments across the state for mosquito control. The grants will help prevent the spread of mosquito-borne viruses like the West Nile Virus.

Ohio EPA Director Craig Butler says quote “The Mosquito Control Grant program has been a major success. Tires are often a breeding ground for mosquitoes , and fortunately, we have developed an innovative way to put dollars to work to help prevent mosquito-borne illnesses.”

The nearly 1 million dollars is being issued to 35 countries and four cities. According to a press release, over the last two years the Ohio EPA and Ohio Department of Health given almost 3 million dollars to local health departments for mosquito control.

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