Between 8:30 p.m. and 6 a.m. Spraying in Queens
· Neighborhoods: Parts of Forest Hills, Forest Hills Gardens, Forest Park, Glendale, Kew Gardens, Maspeth, Middle Village, Rego Park, Richmond Hill, and Woodhaven
· ZIP codes: 11373, 11374, 11375, 11378, 11379, 11385, 11415, 11418, and 11421
The Health Department is conducting aerial larviciding treatment to parts of central Queens to reduce mosquito activity and reduce the risk of West Nile virus on Tuesday, August 18 from 8:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning.
In case of bad weather, the application will be delayed for Wednesday, August 19.
The department will use very low concentrations of DeltaGard or Anvil. The risks of the pesticides for mosquito control are low to people and pets.
Some people who are sensitive to spray ingredients may experience short-term eye or throat irritation or a rash.
To stay safe during spraying, residents are advised to stay indoors whenever possible. Air conditioners can remain on.