As a result of the two Public Holidays, August 1 and 2, there will only be three days of fogging next week.
The exercise to rid the island of the dreaded Aedes Egypti mosquito starts on Wednesday, August 3, in areas that abut and bound St. James and St. Thomas. The team from the Vector Control Unit will fog Hoytes Village, Hoytes Development, Bagatelle Terrace, Bennetts Tenantry, Arch Hall and their environs.
On Thursday, August 4, the team will journey to Christ Church districts, where emphasis will be placed on Atlantic Shores, Enterprise Coast Road, Brownes Land, Enterprise Gardens, Rollins Road, Goodland Gardens and their surroundings.
Fogging culminates on Friday, August 5, in St. Michael.?? The districts to be sprayed are: Kew Road, Hill Road, Quarry Road, Bank Hall Main Road with Avenues, Tudor Bridge, Olivies Gap, Palm Road, Bank Hall Cross Road, Roxy Gap, Waterhall Land and the environs.
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.