Department of Health to conduct mosquito spraying in the Bronx tonight

Officials say trucks will spray pesticides in sections of the borough starting at 8:30 p.m. until 6 a.m. tomorrow.

News 12 Staff

Aug 15, 2023, 4:17 PM

Updated 247 days ago

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The New York City Department of Health will conduct another round of mosquito spraying in the Bronx to reduce risk of the West Nile virus.
Officials say trucks will spray pesticides in sections of the borough starting at 8:30 p.m. until 6 a.m. Wednesday.
The department says the risks to people and pets from the pesticides used are low. However, those who are sensitive to spray ingredients may experience short-term eye or throat irritation, or a rash.
Experts advise anyone with respiratory conditions to stay indoors.


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