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City prepares to spray


The City of Sidney Parks Department will conduct initial mosquito spraying on Sunday evening, July 17th . Weather permitting, spraying will continue each Sunday evening from approximately 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm, into September.

In tropical countries, mosquitoes transmit malaria, Dengue fever, yellow fever, Zika virus, and filariasis among other diseases. In the U.S., West Nile Virus has become a common mosquito borne disease affecting humans. Outbreaks frequently follow a surge in the mosquito population brought on by warm, wet weather.

Mosquitoes also transmit canine heartworm, fatal to...

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