FEBRUARY FOGGING STARTS IN ST. GEORGE
Fogging to assist in ridding the island of the dreaded aedes aegypti mosquito, will continue next week with emphasis on five parishes. These are St. George, St. Michael, Christ Church, St. Lucy and St. James.
When the Vector Control Unit starts fogging Monday, February 4 as of tomorrow, they will fog St George properly – Bourne’s Village, Locust Hall, Applewhaite’s Tenantry, Paradise Village, Roach Village, Belair #1 & #2, St. Helen’s, St. Augustine and its environs.
On Tuesday, February 5, a move to St. Michael will see fogging at Barbarees Hill, Brewster Road, President Kennedy Drive, Richmond Gap with all Avenues, Westbury Road, St. Leonard?s Avenue, Thomas Gap, Wilkinson Road, Alkins, Greaves Land, Goodland, Bridge Gap, Gills Gap, Hanschell Land and surrounding areas.
Fogging will shift to Christ Church on Wednesday, February 6, when the team will target Montrose Development, Silver Hill, Silver Hill Housing Area, Silver Hill Landing Scheme, Kendall Hill, Kendall Hill Development, Massiah Development, Kingsland and its environs.
The following day, Thursday, February 7, attention will be turned to St. Lucy, when Six Men?s, Retreat, Clinketts, Clinketts Gardens, Half Moon Fort, Six Men?s Development, Sutherland, Checker Hall, Shermans, Fustic Village and neighbouring districts will be fogged.
Fogging climaxes on Friday, February 8, in St. James at Waterman Village, Haynesville Housing Area, Thorpes, Hoytes New Development, Denny Road, Halls Village #1 & #2 and surrounding areas.
All fogging runs from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. and householders are asked to assist by opening windows and doors to allow the fog to penetrate.
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.