Fogging Targets Three Parishes

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When the Ministry of Health’s fogging programme continues tomorrow, it will target three parishes, in its bid to eliminate the dengue causing aedes aegypti mosquito.

The team from the Vector Control Unit will start on Friday, August 19 in St. Michael. They will cover Two Mile Hill, Morning Side, Embassy Gardens, Haggatt Hall 1 & 2, Haggat Hall Main Road, Bird Hill, Cozy Corner, Barkers Tenantry Road, Neils Tenantry, Rouen 1 & 2, Belle Gully, Howell’s + Road, Ivy, Storey Gap, Tichbourne and the environs.

On Monday, August 22, the unit will visit the St. James districts of Orange Hill, Apes Hill, Endeavour, Baywoods, Buccaneer Terrace, Waterhall and districts in the vicinity.

A move to St. George on Tuesday, August 23, will see fogging at Cottage Development, Cottage, Moscow, Superlative, St. Judes, Rock Hall, Logan Road, Macaroni Village, Todds Village, Drax Hall Hope, Greens, Prerogative and their surroundings.

On Wednesday, August 24, the St. Michael districts of Kew Road, Hill Road, Quarry Road, Bank Hall Main Road & Avenues, Tudor Bridge, Olives Gap, Palm Road, Bank Hall + Road, Roxy Gap, Waterhall Land and environs will be fogged.

Fogging will continue in this parish on Thursday, August 25 in Grazettes, Grazettes Housing Area, Grazettes Landing Scheme, Long Gap, Piedmont Park, Spooners Hill, Thompson Gap, Whitehall Main Road, Bridge Gap, St. Stephens Hill, Cave Hill Housing Area, Phillip Land, Grazettes New Road and the environs.

The fogging exercise runs from 4:30 until 7:30 p.m. and householders are asked to assist 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 encouraged to proceed with caution when encountering fogging operations on the street.

Parents are also advised to prohibit children from playing in the fog or running behind the fogging machine.

alyson.holder@barbados.gov.bb

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