Riverside, California 2021-06-08 18:50:00 –
Corpus Christi, Texas-The city’s vector control unit was unable to spray mosquitoes on Monday night due to strong winds. As a result, Vector Control adjusted the spray schedule until next week.
Vector Control will continue to focus on known breeding grounds for mosquitoes. The crew will start spraying the reference route around 8:00 pm.
Temporary spray route schedule **:
Wednesday, June 9: National Highways 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 (Anaville, Nueces River area)
June 10 (Thursday): National Highways 17 and 19 (IWA Seaside Cemetery)
Friday, June 11: Routes 27, 28, 29 (Flour Bluff)
Monday, June 14: Routes 30, 31, 32 (islands)
June 15 (Tuesday): National Highways 26 and 23 (south side)
June 16 (Wednesday) National Highways 21 and 24 (South side, Oso Golf Course)
Thursday, June 17 Routes 1, 2, 3, 4 (Karen)
Friday, June 18: Routes 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 (Anaville, Newses River Area)
** These schedules are tentative and subject to change due to weather conditions and wind speeds.
After heavy rains, we need to remember our role in the effective control of mosquitoes. Tall grass is a popular breeding ground for many species of mosquitoes, so in addition to removing stagnant water, garden maintenance is important.
Vector Control requires the general public to do the following: 5 defenses D:
DEET – Use insect repellents containing DEET.
dress – Wear long sleeves and long trousers when you go out.
DAWN, DAYTIME, and Dusk – Dawn, daytime and dusk are the most active times for mosquitoes. Keep out during these times to prevent bites.
drain – Regularly drain accumulated water, including empty cans, tires, buckets, clogged gutters, and water accumulated in the saucer under the potted plant. Mosquitoes breed in stagnant water.
Doctor – Talk to your doctor if you feel sick after being bitten.
Don’t forget your pet! Dogs are susceptible to heartworm caused by mosquitoes, so they spend a limited amount of time outdoors. For hairy friends, use only veterinarian-approved insect repellents.
Updates to the mosquito spray schedule will be posted on the city’s website. To view the current schedule and further updated schedules, visit the following website: https://www.cctexas.com/mosquitocontrol..
For more information, media representatives can contact spokeswoman Gabriela Morrow (361-826-3583) or email. firstname.lastname@example.org
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