Fogging in Three Parishes

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There will be fogging in three parishes across the island next week when the Ministry of Health continues its programme to rid Barbados of the aedes aegypti mosquito.

On Monday, October 24, a team from the Vector Control Unit will fog the St. James and St. Thomas districts of Hoytes Village, Hoytes Development, Bagatelle Terrace and its environs.

St. Michael will be visited on Tuesday, October 25, and the areas of Upper Collymore Rock, Pine Gardens, Bishop Court Hill, South Bend, Sunset & Sunset Drive, Phillip Drive, Elizabeth Drive, Margaret Terrace, Mount Joy, Prince Gap, Pine North South Road, Pine Plantation Road, #1 & 2 Avenues, Cedar Hill, Croton Avenue, Princess Royal Avenue, Edgecliff, Harewood Walk, Harbour View, York Terrace, Lascelles Terrace and surrounding districts will be fogged.

Wednesday, October 26, will be the turn of some of the residents of St. Michael & St. Thomas. The districts to be targeted are Cane Wood Road, Jackson Stages 1, 2 & 3, Arsenal Playing Field Road, Jackson Tenantry Road, Cane Garden Development and the surrounding areas.

Fogging will occur again on Thursday, October 27, in St. Michael. The areas of Whitehall Main Road, Whitehall Tenantry Road, Whitehall #1, #2 and #3, Eden Lodge, Eden Lodge Landing Scheme, Eden Lodge Housing Area, Cave Hill and its environs will be fogged.

Fogging for the upcoming week will conclude when the team visits St. Michael on Friday, October 28. ??Specifically, Ashdeane Village, Brighton Road, Farm Housing Area, Rosemont, Deacons Road, Knights Land, Goodland 1& 2 Avenue, Birds River Gap, Corner Westbury Road and Brandons will be done.

The fogging machine will be in the districts from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. daily. Householders are asked to assist by opening their windows and doors to allow the fog to penetrate, while parents have been instructed to prevent their children from playing in the fog or running behind the machine. ??

Persons with respiratory problems are reminded that they should protect themselves from inhaling the fog. Pedestrians and motorists are urged to proceed with caution when encountering fogging operations on the street.

alyson.holder@barbados.gov.bb

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