The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment wishes to advise the general public that as part of the its mosquito control programme for the adult Aedes aegypti mosquito, the Insect Vector Control Unit will be conducting fogging operations on the Grenadine island of Bequia in following areas commencing at 5:00 pm daily.
Tuesday, 15th December 2020 – Mount Pleasant & Friendship
Wednesday, 16th December 2020 – La Pompe & Airport area
Thursday, 17th December 2020 – Port Elizabeth & Union Vale
Please take note of the following:
• Home and business owners in the named areas are reminded to keep their windows and doors open to allow the fog to eliminate the adult mosquitoes inside the home.
• Motorists are kindly asked to take caution.
• Persons who are suffering from any respiratory illnesses are kindly asked to take the necessary precautionary measures.
• Residents are also encouraged to prevent the breeding of mosquitoes in their yard and to protect themselves from mosquito bites during the day.