Areas for August 8 Mosquito Spraying - 8.7.2014
Columbus Public Health – Media Update
DISEASE PREVENTION AND CONTROL FOR WEST NILE VIRUS
FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, 2014
Contact: Jose Rodriguez (614) 645-6928 [email protected]
Columbus Public Health to Spray Area Neighborhoods to Prevent West Nile Virus
Columbus Public Health (CPH) practices disease control and prevention for the West Nile virus by trapping mosquitoes, investigating complaints, treating standing water, and spraying in areas with high mosquito counts and disease presence. CPH will be spraying the areas highlighted in our on-line map to help control disease in our region.
Columbus Public Health
Friday, August 8
4 a.m. – 7 a.m.
WHERE: The online map outlines the designated areas:
- Far North: (North Boundary – E Powell Rd., East Boundary – Worthington-Galena Rd., South Boundary – Lazelle Rd., West Boundary – US-23)
- Northeast Columbus: (North Boundary – E Walnut St., East Boundary – New Albany Rd. E., South Boundary – E Dublin-Granville Rd., West Boundary – Harlem Rd.)
- South Linden: (North Boundary – E Hudson St., East Boundary – Joyce Ave., South Boundary – Bonham Ave., West Boundary – Ohio Fairgrounds)
DETAILS: Weekly spraying areas are determined by mosquito trap results and reports from field staff, the number and type of mosquitoes trapped, the number of infected mosquitoes and evidence of human disease. Updated spraying maps are available on the Columbus Public Health Web site.
MORE INFO: Additional information on West Nile is available at: www.publichealth.columbus.gov, www.cdc.gov, and www.epa.gov.
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