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Iberia Parish Mosquito Control to Conduct Aerial Operations

Tonight (9/9) aerial operations will be in Coteau Holmes and Thursday (9/10) Sugar Oaks.

Posted: Sep 9, 2020 8:48 AM
Updated: Sep 9, 2020 8:54 AM

Abundant floodwater mosquitoes post Hurricane Laura remain the District’s primary focus . We are aware of the nuisance these mosquitoes cause. Rest assured operations will persist to arrest these populations. Tonight (9/9) aerial operations will be in
Coteau Holmes and Thursday (9/10) Sugar Oaks. The District is asking citizens If you must be outdoors ---wear repellent, cover exposed skin and avoid outdoor activity when mosquitoes are most active. If weather conditions are 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! Wednesday
(9/9) night (Coteau Holmes) operations will encompass Gondron, Oday, Harold Landry west to Rodrigue Rd. and all points in between. Thursday ( 9/10) night (Sugar Oaks) operations will focus in Sugar Oaks, Daspit, Interlaken, Vida Shaw, Loreauville
and Ed Broussard. 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” --- like us on Facebook for the latest. 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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