Are there different kinds of mosquitoes? Yes. About 3000 different kinds (also called “species”) of mosquitoes have been identified worldwide, with more than 150 different kinds of mosquitoes found in North America. Fifty-one different kinds of mosquitoes have been found in Massachusetts.
- Mosquito Info DPH Mass Gov.
- Visit this site for information on:
- diseases spread by mosquitoes and how to prevent them, or call the MDPH, Division of Epidemiology and Immunization at 617-983-6800
- mosquito species found in Massachusetts
- mosquito repellents: review the MDPH Public Health Fact Sheet on Mosquito Repellents. If you can’t go online, call the MDPH at (617) 983-6800 for a hard copy.
Winchester belongs to the EMMC District, one of nine in the state that provides services to cities and towns. Visit the site to learn more or call them at (781) 899 - 5730