Fogging schedule October 2 – 6

The Vector Control Unit of the Ministry of Health will continue its work to eradicate the Aedes aegypti mosquito this week.

On Monday, October 2, areas to be sprayed in St Peter are Queen’s Street, Archers Lane, Bovell Road, Mango Lane, Chapel Street, Gooding Alley, Church Street, Major Walk and environs.

On Tuesday, October 3, the team will be in St Michael to fog Spooners Hill, Rock Gap, Allamby Gap, Woodstock Road, Long Gap with Avenues, Rogers Terrace with Avenues, Pillersdolf Development and surrounding areas.

On Wednesday, October 4, they will return to St Michael. Areas to be fogged are Grazettes, Pembroke Road, Durham Close, Ulster Road, Denton Road, Rockhampton Road, Inniss Close, Piermont Park, Long Gap and neighbouring districts.

On Thursday, October 5, Eastbourne #1 and #3, River Land, River, Lynches, Casuarina Development, Merricks and environs in St Philip will be targeted.

And on Friday, October 6, the team will be in St James spraying Holetown, 1st and 2nd Street Holetown, Jamestown Park, Sunset Boulevard, Sunset Crest, Hibiscus Avenue, Cherry Avenue, Cemetery Lane, Mahoe Avenue, Palm Avenue, Cordia Avenue and surrounding areas.

Householders are reminded to open their doors and windows to allow the spray to enter. The fogging exercise runs from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. each day.

5 Responses to Fogging schedule October 2 – 6

  1. Annoyed Citizen October 1, 2017 at 12:51 pm

    I wonder….have any studies been carried out relative to the impacts of this fog on persons inhaling it – especially asthmatics – and on crops being grown in areas fogged?

    It seems to me this fog does little to kill mosquitoes and smells awful to boot! Having better garbage disposal habits and proper removal/ collection of it will surely assist in mosquito control. Equally, the enforcement of proper drainage construction and maintainance of the drainage system will go a long way in my opinion! Those pathetic shallow things at the side of our roads do nothing meaningful nor do those Jersey barriers place on the highways which from my observation have no drainage system under them. The little slots under them are inadequate as they are quickly blocked by wrappers, silt and random plants which grow alongside and hence BLOCK THE FLOW OF WATER CAUSING NEEDLESS POOLING…

    Surely the folks who get paid the “big bucks” should bd able to see these things and plan to prevent or mitigate their effects.

    National effort is required.

  2. Sheron Inniss October 2, 2017 at 7:09 am

    When is the government going to stop this unhealthy practise? Steupse.

    • Jennifer October 2, 2017 at 9:34 am

      When more people dead out. Culling insitu.

      • Jennifer October 2, 2017 at 9:37 am

        Mind you Sheron them ain’t doing no studies into this $hi^.

  3. Angela May
    Angela May October 2, 2017 at 2:12 pm

    Need in western


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