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Virus del Nilo Occidental

West Nile Virus  The Massachusetts Department of Public Health is warning that West Nile Virus is present in mosquitoes in this area. The City urges residents to take caution against mosquitoes. The Public Health Advisory with more information is available here.

¿Qué es el virus del Nilo Occidental (WNV, West Nile Virus)?

El virus del Nilo Occidental (WNV, por sus siglas en inglés) es un virus portado por un mosquito y que puede causar una enfermedad que va desde una fiebre leve hasta una enfermedad más grave como la encefalitis o la meningitis. Fue identificado por primera vez en Estados Unidos en 1999.

¿Cómo se transmite el WNV?

West Nile Virus on the Rise: Fact sheet about West Nile Virus

West Nile VirusThe Massachusetts Department of Public Health is warning that West Nile Virus is present in mosquitoes in this area. The City urges residents to take caution against mosquitoes. The Public Health Advisory with more information is available here.

What is West Nile Virus (WNV)?

West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-carried virus that can cause illness ranging from a mild fever to more serious disease like encephalitis or meningitis.  It was first identified in the United States in 1999.

How is WNV spread?

WNV is most commonly spread to people through the bite of an infected mosquito.  More information about different types of mosquitoes that can spread WNV can be found on the MDPH website at www.mass.gov/dph/mosquito.

Chelsea Thrives Partnership Youth Opportunity Mini-Grant Program

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The Chelsea Thrives Partnership is offering mini-grants to anyone who has a great idea for a positive activity or event for youth in Chelsea. Mini-grants are available to individuals that are organizing programs that serve five or more youth. Mini-grants are available to:
            -   Groups
            -   Individuals
            -   Organizations
            -   Schools

Consejos de Seguridad en esta Semana Nacional de Prevención de Caídas desde Ventanas

ourchelseama After a long, cold winter, you’re probably looking forward to opening the windows in your home to let the fresh spring air in!  But an open window is an open invitation for a curious child to investigate and that could spell danger if an adult isn’t around to supervise.
Fuente: https://onsafety.cpsc.gov

Tras un largo y frío invierno, probablemente no ve la hora de abrir las ventanas de su casa para que entre el aire primaveral. Pero una ventana abierta es una invitación para que un niño curioso investigue y podría ser peligroso si no hay un adulto presente que lo supervise.

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