Madison Receives Grant to Combat Mosquito

Madison Receives Grant to Combat Mosquitoes Nearly 200 cities, counties, and tribes across South Dakota will collectively receive $500,000 in grants to combat mosquitoes and prevent the spread of West Nile virus in 2023. These grants have been allocated to support local efforts in controlling mosquito populations and reducing the risk of WNV transmission.

Every community that applied for funding has been awarded a grant, ranging from $500 to $20,000, reflecting the specific needs and challenges faced by each locality. These reimbursement grants are designed to alleviate some of the financial burdens associated with mosquito control measures necessary for protecting public health.

Madison received a grant for nearly four-thousand-three-hundred dollars.  Other cities and towns receiving grants to combat mosquitoes were Chester, Oldham, Ramona, Nunda, Salem & Flandreau. 

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