The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health continues its fogging programme next week aimed at controlling the Aedes Aegypti mosquito population.
On Monday, August 22, the team will be in St. Andrew, where areas to be fogged include White Hill, Harewood Road, Mount Hillaby, Church Gap with Avenues, Mose Bottom, Greggs Farm, Turners Hall and the environs.
On that same date, Sion Hill, Sion Hill Plantation, Sion Hill Terrace, Westmoreland, Lancaster and surrounding areas in St. James will also be sprayed.
On Tuesday, August 23, areas in Christ Church to be fogged are Enterprise Coast Road, Atlantic Shores, Rollins Road, Bournes Land, Goodland Gardens, Silver Sands Housing Area and neighbouring districts.
On Wednesday, August 24, the exercise will continue in St. Michael in Valerie, Brittons Cross Road, Beckles Road, Villa Road, Laynes Road, Scotts Gap, Highgate Gardens, Collymore Rock, Burkes Land, Eversley Road, Brittons New Road, Reece Land, Flagstaff and the environs.
Areas in St. Andrew and St. Joseph to be targeted on Thursday, August 25 are Coggins Hill, Chalky Mount, Cambridge and surrounding areas. And, also on that date, a team will return to St. Michael to fog My Lord’s Hill, Blackmans Road, Jones Road, Licorish Village with Avenues, Odessa McClean Avenue and neighbouring districts.
Fogging will be carried out from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. daily, and householders are reminded to open their windows and doors to allow the spray to enter. Persons with respiratory problems are advised to protect themselves, and children should not play in the fog.