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City To Begin Spraying Against Mosquitos

 

CDC/ Frank Collins, PhD. acquired from Public Health Image Library

The City of Sidney Parks Department will conduct initial mosquito spraying on Sunday evening July 15th . Weather permitting, spraying will continue each Sunday evening from approximately 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm, into September.

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 dogs once contracted. Pet owners can purchase a preventative medicine from a veterinarian.

The City is spraying to kill adult mo...



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