Health Ministry???s Rodent Bait Distribution Continues

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The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health will again deploy Environmental Health Officers, this Saturday, January 26, to distribute free rodent bait, in an effort to reduce the number of Leptospirosis cases.

Officers will be posted at four locations in Christ Church, between 9:00 a.m. and noon.?? They are:?? The Drunken Dog Sports Bar in St. David’s; The Gill Grill, located opposite the play park in Gall Hill; Haynes Shop, Green Hill Drive, Silver Hill; and the Extra Low Discount Mini-Mart in Kendall Hill, Christ Church.??

??Officers will also provide information on appropriate baiting techniques, diseases transmitted by rodents and will take orders for bait stations, which may be purchased for a nominal fee.

The public is also reminded that free rodent bait is available from the Vector Control Unit, located at Jemmott’s Lane, St. Michael, during the work week.??

lisa.bayley@barbados.gov.bb

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