The Ministry of Health and Wellness’ Vector Control Unit will target the parishes of St Philip and St Michael for fogging this week.
The team will be in St Philip for the first four days of the week before moving onto communities in St Michael.
On Monday, February 5, the Unit will spray College Savannah 1 & 2, Fortescue and environs. The following day, Tuesday, February 6, they will concentrate their mosquito eradication efforts in Blades Hill 1 to 3, Bayfield, Skeete’s Bay, and neighbouring districts.
Culpepper Development, Marley Vale, St Catherine Road, Ragged Point, and surrounding areas will be targeted on Wednesday, February 7.
The team will wrap up in St Philip on Thursday, February 8, when they fog Industry Hall, Content Cot, and Coles Road.
The fogging exercise for the week will conclude on Friday, February 9, when the Unit visits the following areas in St Michael: Passage Road, Passage Garden, Alleyne Lane, Strathclyde Crescent, Strathclyde Drive, and Monteith Gardens.
Fogging takes place from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. daily. Householders are reminded to open their windows and doors to allow the spray to enter. Children should not be allowed to play in the spray.
Members of the public are advised that the completion of scheduled fogging activities may be affected by events beyond the Unit’s control. In such circumstances, the Unit will return to communities affected in the soonest possible time. (BGIS)