Fogging In Christ Church This Week

Kathyann Husbands Ministry News

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health and Wellness will fog districts in Christ Church this week, as it continues its efforts to control the mosquito population in the south of the island. Tomorrow, Tuesday, November 6, the areas to be fogged are Lower Amity Lodge, Rendezvous Hill, Brewster Road, Worthing with Avenues, Bamboo Road, Beckles Road, Harmony …

Vector Control Fighting Mosquito Infestation

Joy Springer Top Stories

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health has stepped up fogging exercises on the south coast as it responds to an increase in the mosquito population in the area. Deputy Chief Environmental Health Officer, Ronald Chapman, speaking at a workshop today for food business owners and staff on the south coast, said that the increase in the mosquito …

Fogging Schedule October 23-27

Julie Carrington Ministry News

The Ministry of Health will continue its efforts to rid the island of dengue and other mosquito-borne diseases by fogging a number of districts across the island. On Monday, October 23, the following districts in St. Philip will be sprayed: Apple Hall, Inchcape Terrace, Ocean View with Avenues, Harrismith, Shrewsbury, Castle Heights, Bequest Tenantry, Harmony Hall, Eastbourne, Lynches, Lynches Tenantry, …

Fogging Schedule October 16 – 20

Julie Carrington Ministry News

The Ministry of Health will continue its efforts to rid the island of dengue and other mosquito-borne diseases through the fogging of a number of districts. On Monday, October 16, the following districts in St. Philip will be targeted: Lynches, Lynches Tenantry, Casuarina Development, Merricks, East Point, Sealy Hill, St. Catherines and the environs. The following day, Tuesday, October 17, …

Students Tour Fish Farming Project

Julie Carrington Ministry News

More than a dozen students of St Philip Primary School got a first-hand look today at how certain species of fish can aid health officials in the fight against mosquito-borne diseases. The group of Class Four students toured the Vector Control Unit’s fish farming facility at Graeme Hall, Christ Church, and posed questions to Principal Environmental Health Officer at St. …

Fogging Schedule October 3 To 6

Joy Springer Ministry News

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health continues its fogging programme next week aimed at reducing the mosquito population on the island. On Monday, October 3, the team will be in St. James spraying Holetown, 1st and 2nd Street Holetown, Jamestown Park, Sunset Crest, Hibiscus Avenue, Cemetery Lane, Mayhoe Avenue, Laynes Road, Paynes Bay, Chapel Road, Clarke’s Road, …

Fogging Schedule September 26 – 29

Joy Springer Ministry News

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health will continue its efforts to eradicate the Aedes Aegypti mosquito next week, when its fogging programme moves into several parishes. On Monday, September 26, areas to be fogged in St. James and St. Peter are Sion Hill with Avenues, Lancaster, Westmoreland, Howells Gap, Brathwaite’s Road, Upper Carlton, Rock Dundo with Avenues, …

Public Lecture On Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Deirdre Gittens Ministry News

Constituents of St. James North are invited to attend a public lecture and discussion entitled, ‘Mosquito-borne Diseases – Prevention Tips’, on Saturday, September 24. It will be held at 5:00 p.m. at the Weston Resource Centre, Weston, St. James. The lecture is hosted by the St James North Constituency Council and the Maurice Byer Polyclinic, Environmental Health Department. deirdre.gittens@barbados.gov.bb See …