The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment advises the general public that as part of its intensified mosquito control program, in the light of the Zika Virus in the region, officers within the Insect Vector Control Unit will conduct fogging operations on the following days and places, beginning at 4:30 p.m. daily.
Two teams will be deployed in the following named areas. One team will focus on schools, clinics and police stations in the communities, while the other team will be focus on the entire community:
Tuesday, 1st March, 2016:
- Team 1 - Brighton
- Team 2 - Biabou Clinic, Biabou Police Station, Biabou Government School, Adelphi Secondary School
Wednesday, 2nd March, 2016:
- Team 1 - Diamond
- Team 2 - Greiggs Clinic. Greiggs Government School, Lowmans Windward Clinic, Lowmans Windward Primary School .
Thursday, 3rd March, 2016:
- Team 1 - Stubbs and Carapan
- Team 2 - New Grounds Primary School, North Union Secondary School and Diamond Government School
Home owners and owners of business enterprises in the named areas are required to keep their windows and doors open to allow the fog to take effect.
Parents and guardians are advised that they should not allow their children to run or play near to the vehicles during fogging operations.
Persons who are suffering from any respiratory illnesses are kindly asked to take precautionary measures until the area has been fogged.