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Mosquito Spraying Starts Sunday


The City of Sidney Parks Department will conduct initial mosquito spraying on Sunday evening, July 14.

Weather permitting, spraying will continue 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. each Sunday 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.

Mosquitos also transmit canine heartworm, fatal to dogs once contracted. Pet owners can purchase a preventative medicine from a veterinarian.

The City is spraying to ill adult mosquitos that may be carrying West N...

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