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The first fire company in New Hanover was the “Fagleysville Fire Company” established about 1920 - it burned soon thereafter.

West Nile Virus Alert


The Montgomery County Health Department has sent the Township emails that mosquito samples collected recently included the West Nile Virus.  The Department will continue to monitor the situation but is cautioning residents to take proper measures.   Please contact Steve Gerloff with questions.

Steve Gerloff
Environmental Field Services Supervisor
Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services
Pottstown Health Center
364 King Street
Pottstown, PA 19464
610-970-5040 ext. 4230
sgerloff@montcopa.org

USI: 03517037812A125-01
Municipality: New Hanover Twp
Site Name: 46New Hanover wwtp
Descriptive Site Name: 46New Hanover wwtp
Trap Type: Mosquito Gravid Trap
Collection Date: 9/19/2017
Collector: Steve Gerloff
Date Technician Reported Positive: 9/26/2017
Date Reported Positive for WNV: 9/26/2017
Positive Species: Culex restuans Theobald
Number Adults in Pool: 10
Lab Comments:
Test Confirmation Type: PCR

USI: 03517037812A122-01
Municipality: New Hanover Twp
Site Name: 46New Hanover wwtp
Descriptive Site Name: 46New Hanover wwtp
Trap Type: Mosquito Gravid Trap
Collection Date: 9/19/2017
Collector: Steve Gerloff
Date Technician Reported Positive: 9/26/2017
Date Reported Positive for WNV: 9/26/2017
Positive Species: Culex pipiens Linnaeus
Number Adults in Pool: 55
Lab Comments:
Test Confirmation Type: PCR