Monday, September 16, 2019
The area targeted by the mosquito ground spray scheduled for Tuesday, September 17 in Northfield has been expanded. The spray will be conducted between 4 AM and 6:30 AM, weather permitting, and will include the area bounded by New Rd., Oakcrest Ave., Leeds Ave., Marita Ann Dr., Oak Ave., Burroughs Ave., Zion Rd. and Mill Rd.
The ground spray application will use Zenivex, the trade name for etofenprox, applied as an ultra-low volume aerosol.
The Environmental Protection Agency does not require people to relocate or take special precautions during mosquito control spraying. The public may choose to avoid or minimize exposure by staying indoors during application; keeping windows shut; window fans and air conditioning off or set to circulate indoor air; keeping children’s toys indoors; keeping pets and their food, water dishes and toys indoors.
For health information about the pesticides to be applied in this area, call the Atlantic County Office of Mosquito Control at (609) 645-5948.
Mosquito Control officials remind residents of the importance of removing standing water from their properties and cleaning their gutters to eliminate potential mosquito breeding grounds.
For more information, visitwww.atlantic-county.org/mosquito-controlor call the West Nile Virus hotline at 1-877-64FACTS.