ST. MICHAEL DUE TO BE FOGGED THOROUGHLY FOR THREE DAYS RUNNING – NO ROCK PELTING, YOU CAN GO TO JAIL


The Ministry of Health?s programme to fog up the Aedes Aegypti mosquito will continue next week with three consecutive days of real fogging in St. Michael.

Bare fogging starts Monday, November 5, in St. Lucy at Half Moon Fort, Clinketts Housing Area, Sutherland Hill, Checker Hall, Fustic Village, Broomefield, Husbands, Maycocks Bay, Maycocks Terrace and its environs.

The following day, Tuesday, November 6, the team from the Vector Control Unit will fog up St. Philip – Three Houses Hill, Three Houses, Blades Hill, Blades Hill #1-3, St. Catherine, Bayfield, Skeetes Bay and its surroundings.

On Wednesday, November 7, the team will fog up these St. Michael districts. Spooners Hill, Grazettes New Road, Grazettes Court, Grazettes Landing Scheme, Grazettes Housing Area, Piedmont Park, Pillersdorf Development, Long Gap with Avenues, Rock Gap, Allamby Gap, Woodstock Gap and neighbouring areas.

A return to St. Michael on Thursday, November 8, more fogging along St. Michael and St. Thomas including Jackson, Arthur Seat, Brownes Gap, Melrose, Edgehill, Cane Garden and surrounding districts.

Fogging concludes on Friday, November 9, in St. Michael, at Waterford Plantation Road, Waterford Road, Station Hill, Gooding Road with Avenues, Deans Village, Hindsbury Road, Bridge Road, Baycroft New Road, Glendairy Road, Springer Road, Welches, Flint Hall, Kingston Terrace, My Lord?s Hill, Jones Road, Licorish Village, Odessa McClean Gap, Belle Tenantry, Belle Gully and its environs.

Fogging starts each day at 4:30 p.m. and runs until 7:30 p.m. Householders are asked to assist by opening windows and doors to allow the fog to enter.

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 are instructed to prohibit children from playing in the fog or running behind the fogging machine.

The Ministry of Health is also urging members of the public to desist from throwing stones at personnel carrying out the fogging exercise as this is punishable by law.

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