Iberia Parish Mosquito Abatement District will Conduct Aerial Operations

Iberia Parish Mosquito Abatement District will conduct aerial operations to address hurricane related mosquito populations Friday (9/4) , Saturday (9/5) and Tuesday (9/8) evenings.

Posted: Sep 4, 2020 9:29 AM

Iberia Parish Mosquito Abatement District will conduct aerial operations to address hurricane related mosquito populations
Friday (9/4) , Saturday (9/5) and Tuesday (9/8) evenings. The District is asking citizens If you must be outdoors --- wear repellent, cover exposed skin and avoid outdoor activity when mosquitoes are most active. Also, remember repellents with 30% DEET or less are
labeled for use on children 2 years or older when applied according to instructions and by a parent. Weather conditions are
expected to be favorable. Operations will begin near sunset and last approximately one and one- half hours (1.5). During this period, only hypersensitive individuals or persons that wish to avoid all exposure to chemicals in the designated spray area should refrain from outdoor activities; otherwise all other citizens can proceed with normal outdoor activities! Citizens will notice low flying aircraft
If the aircraft is overhead DO NOT attempt to follow the path of the aircraft. The aircraft is traveling quickly and will be out of the
area in a brief period! Friday (9/4) operations will focus in Laurent /Grand Marais , Rynella, Migues, Lydia, Weeks Island Rd., College Rd., Collins Rd., Cora Ln. and all points in between. Saturday (9/5) operations will focus in Jeanerette/ St. Joe, specifically Little Valley Rd., Alta Dr., Hubertville Rd., Jeanerette, Linden Rd., E. Hwy 90 and all points in between. Tuesday (9/8) Delcambre & Rip Van Winkle,
operations will focus in Delcambre, specifically, south of Lake Peigneur, R. Esponge, Bob Acres, Longside Rd., Andras, BJ Estelle Dr., Avery Island Rd., Segura Rd. and all points in between. If you have any questions or mosquito related problems, feel free to contact our office at (337) 365 -4933. Please visit us on the web www.iberiaparishgovernment.com and click on “Mosquito Control” -
For more information about West Nile Virus, other mosquito– borne diseases and pesticides for mosquito control please visit
www.cdc.gov and www.epa.gov. Any questions after office hours please contact Herff Jones (337) 380-7140

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