Two parishes will be fogged next week when the Ministry of Health continues its fogging programme to rid the island of the aedes aegypti mosquito. It will take place Monday to Friday from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m.
On Monday, September 21, the Vector Control team will start fogging in the St. James districts of Oxnards, Husbands Heights, Husbands Development, Wanstead Heights, Wanstead Gardens, Wanstead Terrace, 1st, 3rd, 5th, 7th, & 9th Avenue and the environs.
The team will return to St. James on Tuesday, September 22, and target Haynesville Housing Area, Thorpes, Durants Village, Holders Hill, Waterman Village and surrounding districts.
St. Michael will be visited on Wednesday, September 23, and Carpi Drive, Grazettes Main Road, Cadogan Road, St. Stephen’s Hill, St. Stephen’s Landing Scheme, Clevedale, Clevedale Development, Apple Grove, Dears Land, Alleyne Land, Yearwood Road, Yearwood Land, Murray Road, Oxley Road, Black Rock Main Road and the environs will be fogged.
The team will return to St. Michael on Thursday, September 24, and spray Kew Road, Hill Road, Pasture Road, Quarry Road, Bank Hall Main Road and Avenues, Dash Gap and Avenues, Tudor Bridge, Olivies Gap, Palm Road, Bank Hall + Road, Roxy Gap, Water Hall Land, Kew Road, Hill Road, Pasture Road, Quarry Road, Bank Hall Main Road and Avenues, Dash Gap and Avenues, Tudor Bridge, Olivies Gap, Palm Road, Bank Hall + Road, Roxy Gap, Water Hall Land, Tudor Bridge, Black Rock Road, Fairfield Road, Fairfield Cross Road, Eckstein Village, Kellmans Land, Seales Avenue, Marshall Parkinson Road, Grazettes New Road and surrounding areas.
Fogging for the week will culminate on Friday, September 25, in the St. Michael districts of Hothersal Turning, Clarkes Gap, Hothersal Development, Friendship Road, Friendship Tenantry Road, Jackmans, Lears, Skeete Road, Brownes Road, Hothersal Gardens, Lower Estate Gardens, Lower Estate Terrace, Friendly Hall and the environs.
Residents with respiratory illnesses are reminded to protect themselves from inhaling the fog, while householders should open all windows and doors to allow the fog to enter.