NO FOGGING INDEPENDENCE DAY – CELEBRATION OF 41ST ANNIVERSARY CONTINUES JUST A BREAK FROM MOSQUITO HUNTING
Just a note that next Friday, November 30, no fogging allowed as this is Independence Day, a public holiday.
Bare fogging for St. James, St. Thomas and St. Michael – certain districts from these parishes will be properly fogged between Monday and Thursday.
The Ministry of Health continues to remind the public don’t throw stones at personnel carrying out the fogging exercise as this is punishable by law – you can end up at the new facility eating dumpling soup and hating soap bars for the rest of your life.
Fogging starts Monday, November 26, in the St. James districts of Weston, Baird?s Road, Quick Hill, Mount Standfast, Garden, Store House Gap, Fox Club Gap, Husbands Road, Douglin’s Gap and its environs.
The following day, Tuesday, November 27, foggers will head for the areas bordering St. James and St. Thomas. These include Holders Hill, Kings Gap, Thorpes, Holders Terrace, Hoyte’s Village, Hoyte’s Terrace, Bagatelle Terrace, Bennetts Tenantry, Arch Hall and its surroundings.A visit to St. Michael on Wednesday, November 28, will find real fogging along Martinique Road, My Lord?s Hill, Government Hill, Brankers Gap, Gittens Road, Mayers Road, Rogers Road, Ivy Road, Back Ivy with Avenues, Skeete Road with Avenues, Hoytes Road, Howell?s Cross Road, Pinder’s Gap, Deans Land, Proute Road and neighbouring areas.
Fogging returns to St. Michael on Thursday, November 29, when Brandons, Birds River, Deacons Farm, Brighton, Deacons Road, Rosemont, Black Rock Main Road, Ashdeane Village, Carlton Road and surrounding districts will be sprayed.
All fogging starts at 4:30 p.m. and runs until 7:30 p.m.
Persons with respiratory problems should protect themselves from inhaling the fog while pedestrians and motorists must proceed with caution when encountering fogging operations on the street.
Parents – your children are not allowed to play in the fog or running behind the fogging machine.
Nevertheless – householders are asked to assist stopping the aedes aegypti mosquito by opening windows and doors to let the fog penetrate.