Heavy Fogging In Christ Church

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Four consecutive days of fogging in Christ Church will mark the Ministry of Health’s programme to rid the island of the Aedes Egypti mosquito, when it recommences next week.

The team from the Vector Control Unit starts on Monday, July 18, with fogging at Graeme Hall Heights, Tino Terrace, Warrens Gardens, Smith Brownes Gap, Sargeants Tenantry Road, Sargeants Village, Bartletts Tenantry Road and their environs.

A return to Christ Church on Tuesday, July 19, will see the team visiting Atlantic Shores, Enterprise Coast Road, Brownes Land, Enterprise Gardens, Rollins Road, Goodland Gardens and their surroundings.

On Wednesday, July 20, fogging will move to Montrose Development, Silver Hill, Silver Hill Housing Area, Silver Hill Landing Scheme, Kendal Hill, Kendal Hill Development, Messiah Development, Maxwell Plains and their environs.

The team will end its fogging of Christ Church districts on Thursday, July 21. This will occur at 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 surrounding districts.

Fogging culminates on Friday, July 22 at St. James, where Hoytes Village, Hoytes Development, Bagatelle Terrace and their environs will be visited.

All fogging 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 must proceed with caution when encountering fogging operations on the street.

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

jgill@barbados.gov.bb

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