The Ministry of Health and Wellness will concentrate its efforts to eradicate the mosquito population in several districts in St. Philip and St George, this week.
On Monday, June 21, the team will fog the St Philip areas of Heddings, Kirton, Heddings New Road, Agard Road, Rices Garden, Foul Bay, Wilson Drive, Greenidge Road, Sargeant Park, Rices Drive, Heddings Development, Heddings Circle and environs.
The team will return to St Philip on Tuesday, June 22, and spray Rices Garden, Foul Bay, Sun City Terrace, Johnson Development, Harmony Lodge, Congaree Development, Foul Bay No.1, Grand Avenue, Tranquility Drive, Green Point Crescent, Sunrise Drive, and surrounding areas.
They will complete fogging in the parish on Wednesday, June 23, when Green Point, Cane Garden, Penny Hole Drive, Diamond Drive, Royal Palm, Gemswick Park and neighbouring districts will be visited.
Thursday, June 24, will be the turn of the St. George districts of Drax Hall, St. Luke’s, Melverton, and environs, while the week will climax on Friday, June 25, with fogging in Greens 1&2, Byer Road, Drax Hall Crescent, Prerogative and surrounding areas.
The fogging exercises will be carried out between 4:30 and 7:30 p.m. each day. Householders are reminded to open their doors and windows to allow the spray to enter.
Members of the public are reminded that the completion of scheduled fogging activities may be affected by events beyond the control of the Vector Control Unit. In such circumstances, the Unit will return to affected communities as soon as it can.