GREAT BAY – The Collective Preventive Services (CPS), a government agency under the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development & Labour, hereby informs that the mosquitofoggingthroughout the country will start on Tuesday, October 28 instead of November 1.
Residents must bear in mind thatfoggingis not a total solution to eliminate mosquitos. Foggingactivity is kept to a minimum in order to prevent themosquito population from developing immunity to the chemicals that are deployed.
Foggingis one intervention of several, and the main measure is for every household and business to take action by removing potentialmosquitobreeding spots in and around their premises on a daily basis.
Residents must bear in mind that rain events can disruptmosquitofoggingactivities, therefore the districtschedulewill be adjusted accordingly and this will be communicated to the community in a timely manner.
Homeowners during the time of thesprayingshould open all doors and windows. Dishes, bowls, pots and pans, fish tanks and bird cages should be covered. Stay away from open windows and doors during thespraying.
Here is the schedule for October 28 and October 29. For the remaining days in the week, check the Government Information Page (GIP) in both daily papers:
October 28th 5:00 a.m. – 7:00a.m. Cupecoy, Maho, Blue Mall, Sapphire, Low Lands, Beacon Hill Airport Road;
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Simpson Bay, Pelican Keys, Simpson Yacht Club Bay, Simpson Bay Bridge, Welfare Road;
October 29th 5:00 a.m. -7:00 a.m. The Border, Cole Bay Union Road, Cole Bay to the Cole bay Villas Round about Cole Bay, Harold Jack;
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Welfare Road, Windsor, Road, Cole Bay, Cape Bay west of the Cemetery Cole Bay Lagoon, Orange Grove.