MORE FOGGING UP OF BARBADOS TO CONTINUE THIS WEEK IN NUMEROUS DISTRICTS
The Government Information Service has confirmed work by the Vector Control Unit will continue next week in three parishes throughout the island, with special attention being paid to a number of communities in Christ Church.
Tuesday, August 17, fogging will continue in Christ Church when the team visits Fairy Valley Plantation, Pilgrim Road, Pilgrim Place A & B, Fairy Valley Wilcox Road, Thyme Bottom, Parish Land, Balls Land, Providence and the environs.
However, also on that day, the Unit will travel to the Grantley Adams International Airport and districts in that vicinity at 1:00 p.m.
On Wednesday, August 18, other areas of Christ Church are scheduled to be fogged. This time focus will be on Harts Gap with Avenues, St. Matthias Road, Pleasant Hall, Marine Gardens, Rockley Road with Avenues, Dayrells Road, Hastings
Main Road, Balmoral Gap, Halls Gap, Hood Road, Village Road, Brownes Gap, Coconut Walk, Nelson Road, Exeter Road, York Road, Old Navy Road, Pavilion Court and the environs.
More fogging is scheduled to be done in Christ Church on Thursday, August 19, with Cane Vale Road, Cane Vale New Road, Cane Vale Crescent #1 – #4, Gall Hill, Gall Hill Housing Area, Silver Hill Housing Area and the environs expected to be sprayed.
On Friday, August 20, fogging will culminate in St. James in the areas of Holetown, Trents, Jamestown, Sunset Crest, Seaview, Molyneau and the environs.
All fogging runs from 4:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. with the exception of the Airport, and householders are asked to assist in the elimination of the deadly Aedes Aegypti mosquito 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.