Several rural communities are scheduled to be sprayed this week, under the Ministry of Health and Wellness’ Fogging Programme.
The exercise will begin in St Joseph on Monday, May 17, at Mellows Hill, Chimborazo, Mascoll Road, Alley Road, Braggs Hill, Union Road, Sugar Hill, Yearwood Road, Lammings New Road, Lammings Housing Area, Lammings Close, Wheel Lane, Smith Gap, Clement Rock, Airy Hill Tenantry Road, St Ann’s, Andrews Tenantry Road, Parris Hill, Branchbury, Branchbury #1, 2 & 3, and environs.
On Tuesday, May 18, Blackmans, Quarry Road, Orange Grove, Blackman Tenantry, Crosier Drive, Horse Hill, Orange Cottage, Burkes Village, Vaughn Road #1, 2 & 3, Church Road and neighbouring districts will be fogged.
The communities of Joes River, Joes River Tenantry, Braggs Hill, Little Diamond, Foster Hall, Bathsheba, Cleavers Hill, St Elizabeth New Road, Gales Land, Tent Bay, Round Road and surrounding areas will be sprayed on Wednesday, May 19.
The fogging team will turn its attention to St Thomas for the two remaining days. On Thursday, May 20, they will visit Chapman Village, Bloomsbury #1 & 2, Welchman Hall, Welchman Hall 1st & 2nd Ave, Vault Road, Post Office Road, Lions Castle, Highland, Evergreen Lane and nearby districts.
Post Office, Ashford, Ashford Estate, Hopewell Tenantry, Hopewell Development, Mount Wilton, Clifton Hill, Walk Spring, Clifton Tenantry and environs are scheduled to be fogged on Friday, May 21.
Fogging will be conducted between 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. each day, and householders are encouraged to open their windows and doors to allow the spray to enter.
The Ministry of Health and Wellness has reminded the public that the completion of scheduled fogging activities may be affected by events beyond its control. In such circumstances, the Unit will return to affected communities in the soonest possible time.