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DOHMH Notice: Pesticide Spray to Reduce West Nile

From: Liane
Sent on: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 4:55 PM


The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene Health E-News August 7, 2012

Health Department to Spray Pesticide to Reduce the Number of Mosquitoes and the Risk of West Nile Virus in Selected Parts of Brooklyn and Queens

MosquitoTo reduce mosquito activity and the risk of West Nile virus, the Health Department will spray pesticide from trucks in parts of Brooklyn and Queens on Wednesday, August 8, between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. the next morning, weather permitting. In case of bad weather, application will be delayed until Thursday, August 9 during the same hours. These neighborhoods are being treated due to rising West Nile virus activity with high and/or increasing mosquito populations.

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