The Ministry of Health’s Vector Control Unit will resume its fogging programme on Monday, January 14, as part of its continuing efforts to reduce the presence of the deadly aedes aegypti mosquito.
The team will begin operations on Monday, in Christ Church, when Golf Club Road, Dayrells Road, Worthing, Worthing View, Rockley Terrace, Rose Garden #1 & 2, Blue Waters (A & B), Rockley, Peronne Gap, Dover Gardens, Rockley New Road, Ventnor Gardens with avenues and surrounding areas will be fogged.
On Tuesday, January 15, fogging will continue in that parish in Maxwell Hill, Maxwell Main Road, Moravian Gap, Maxwell Gardens, Laynes Road, Hilton Road, Top Rock, Graeme Hall Terrace, Fairholme Gardens, Welches, Cane Vale and the environs.
The team will move to St. Michael on Wednesday, January 16 to fog Flagstaff Road, Club Morgan, Harts Gap and St. Matthias.??
Parkinson Field, Factory Avenue, Bottom Close, Pinelands, Golden Rock, Phillips Road and nearby districts in St. Michael will be fogged on Thursday, January 17.??
Finally on Friday, January 18, the St. Michael districts of Walmer Lodge, Black Rock Main Road, Brighton, Free Hill (with all avenues), Stanmore Crescent, St. Stephen’s Hill, Goddard’s Road, Cave Hill, Dover Crescent and University Drive will be visited.
Fogging will begin at 4:30 p.m. and end at 7:30 p.m. each day.?? Householders are asked to assist in the elimination of the aedes aegypti mosquito by opening windows and doors to allow the fog to penetrate.
Persons with respiratory problems should protect themselves from inhaling the fog, while pedestrians and motorists are advised to proceed with caution when encountering fogging operations on the street.??
Parents are advised to prevent their children from playing in the fog or running behind the fogging machine.??