When the Ministry of Health and Wellness continues its fogging programme this week, emphasis will be on St George and St Michael.
On Monday, November 20, the team from the Vector Control Unit will make its first stop in St George where fogging will occur at Waverley Cot Road, Ellerton Gardens, Waverley Cot and the environs.
A return to that parish on Tuesday November 21, will see fogging at Ellerton Road, Walker Road, Ellerton, Blenman Road, Sargeant Road and the environs.
The following day, Wednesday, November 22, the St George districts of Flat Rock, Flat Rock Tenantry, Locust Hall #1, Mayfield Road, and environs will be sprayed.
Fogging moves to St Michael on Thursday, November 23. Areas to be sprayed are: Jackmans, Lears Road, Skeete’s Road, Tamarind Road, Avocado Avenue, Cherry Avenue, Lower Estate Heights, Friendship, Lears Drive, Clarke’s Road and the environs.
The fogging programme culminates on Friday, November 24, in the St Michael districts of Stanmore Crescent, Stanmore Terrace, Ellerslie School Road, Goddard’s Road, Golden Acres, and the environs.
Fogging of districts will run from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m., each day. Householders are asked to assist in the control of the aedes aegypti mosquito by opening all windows and doors to allow the fog to enter. Persons with respiratory problems are asked to protect themselves from inhaling the spray.
Pedestrians and motorists should proceed with caution when encountering fogging operations on the street and parents are instructed to prohibit children from playing in the fog or running behind the fogging machine.
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 affected communities as soon as possible.