The Vector Control Unit in the Ministry of Health and Wellness will carry out its fogging exercise in the parish of St. James, this week.
Today, Monday, April 26, the team will visit Bagatelle Road, Bagatelle Park, Little Ridge, Hoytes Village Development, St. John The Baptist Drive, 1st and 2nd Avenues Thorpe’s Road, Holders Hill, Thorpe’s Main Road, Denny Road, Thorpe’s Terrace, Halls Village, Halls Village No.2, Prior Park Heights, Husbands and the environs.
On Tuesday, April 27, they will target Sugar Cane Avenue, West Wood Close, West Wood Drive, Pelican Avenue, Independence Drive, 8th Avenue Husbands, 12th Avenue East Desert Road Ridge, 7th, 8th and 9th Avenues West, Sugar Cane Avenue West, 2nd Avenue West, Independence Close and surrounding areas.
There will be no fogging on Wednesday, April 28, National Heroes Day, as it is a public holiday.
On Thursday, April 29, the Unit will concentrate its mosquito eradication efforts in Cassin Drive, Tulip Drive, Croton Drive, Blue Bell Drive, Independence Drive, Desert Rose Drive, Husbands Heights, Heliconia Drive, Oxnards Heights, Wanstead Heights and neighbouring districts.
Fogging for the week will conclude on Friday, April 30, when the team goes into Wanstead Heights, 1st, 7th, 8th and 9th Avenues Wanstead, Lily Drive, Rose Drive Wanstead Gardens, Alamanda Drive, Wanstead Gardens, Husbands Heights and the environs.
Fogging takes place from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. daily. Householders are reminded to open their windows and doors so that the spray can enter.
Members of the public are asked to note that the completion of scheduled fogging activities may be affected by events beyond the Unit’s control. In such circumstances, the Unit will return to communities affected in the soonest possible time.