Jeff Wescott of Hastings is in a Grand Rapids hospital where he is now recovering from Eastern Equine Encephalitis. Jeff's wife Tina recalls over a few days, Jeff got sicker and sicker..
It has now been confirmed, it will be Michigan's first human case of EEE in 2020.
Today, Wednesday, aerial spraying begins to kill off the mosquito's that carry EEE.
10 counties including Barry County are scheduled for the planned treatment.
As of September 13th EEE has been confirmed in 22 horses in 10 Counties. In addition to Barry County the counties of Clare, Ionia, Isabella, Jackson, Kent, Mecosta, Moncalm, Newaygo, and Oakland will be treated.