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The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health will continue its fogging exercise next week with emphasis on four parishes.

On Monday, June 17, the team will head to St. Philip where Crane, Long Bay Development, Belair Cross Road, Belair Terrace, Crane Haven, Crane Park North, Crane Garden and the environs will be fogged.

The next day, Tuesday, June 18, a number of districts in St. Michael will be targeted. They are: Beckles Road, St. Paul’s Ave, Lawrence Ave, Evelyn Ave, Alleyne’s Ave, Grants Ave, Walcott Ave, Corday Ave, Gully Field, Field Place, Curwen Ave, Brownes Ave, Clarkes Ave, Jessamine Ave, Culloden Road, Chelston Ave, Pinders Ave, Chelsea Road, Garrison Road, Bay Street and surrounding areas.

The focus will be on St. James on Wednesday, June 19, when staff of the Unit carry out fogging operations in Sunset Crest, Sandy Lane, Molyneux Road, Laynes Road, Chapel Gap, Paynes Bay, Holders Hill, Sunset Boulevard, Cemetery Lane, Norwoods Road and the surroundings.

A return to St. James on Thursday, June 20, will see fogging at Westmoreland, Sion Hill, Upper Carlton, Brathwaite Road, Rock Dundo with Avenues, Bakers, Bakers Woods, Turtleback Ridge and the environs.

On Friday, June 21, the following St. Thomas districts will be targeted for fogging: Lion Castle, Welchman Hall, Vault Road, Bryan Road, Highland Tenantry and surrounding areas.

All fogging runs from 4:30 until 7:30 p.m. and householders are asked to assist in the elimination of the deadly Aedes Aegypti mosquito by opening windows and doors to allow the fog to penetrate.

Pedestrians and motorists should be cautious when encountering the fogging operations on the street. Persons with respiratory problems are asked to protect themselves from inhaling the fog. Parents are advised to prohibit their children from playing in the fog or running behind the fogging machine.??

melissa.rollock@barbados.gov.bb

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