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 in the following areas commencing at 5:00 pm daily on the island of St. Vincent.
Monday, 3rd January 2022 – Francois, Retreat, Three Rivers, Long Piece & Coulls Hill
Tuesday, 4th January 2022 – Queensbury, South Rivers, New Grounds & Cumberland
Wednesday, 5th January 2022 – Dubois, Park Hill, New Grounds & Spring Village
Thursday, 6th January 2022 – Penniston, Park Hill, Diamonds, Gordon Yard & Belmont
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 take effect.
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.
Members of the public are reminded that the completion of the scheduled fogging activities may be affected by events beyond the control of the Unit. In such circumstances, the Unit will return to the scheduled communities as soon as possible.