Health Department spraying the Bronx to combat West Nile virus

The treatments will target the borough's 10464 and

The treatments will target the borough's 10464 and 10475 zip codes. (August 18, 2014 7:11 AM)

The city's Health Department is taking to the sky to help protect Bronx residents from West Nile virus. 

Officials are using helicopters to spray non-chemical larvicide in marshy and non-residential areas to reduce the mosquito population. 

The treatments will target parts of Pelham Bay Park, and more specifically, the borough's 10464 and 10475 zip codes. 

The pesticides...

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