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Friday, November 28, 2014
Mosquito spraying starts Monday
Five Towns treatment rescheduled for Aug. 13

Based on the current mosquito trap data and consistent with the 2012 Nassau County Mosquito Control Plan, the Nassau County Departments of Health and Public Works have recommended that localized truck treatment of adulticide continue at targeted areas in the county. This recommendation is based on the persistent presence of West Nile virus and mosquito activity at these locations.

Weather permitting, the current schedule for ground treatment by truck is as follows:

Monday, Aug. 6 from 7 p.m. through 2 a.m — all of the Village of Island Park and sections of Barnum Island, Bay Park, East Rockaway, Harbor Isle, Hewlett, Hewlett Bay Park, Hewlett Harbor, Hewlett Neck, Lynbrook, Oceanside, Rockville Centre, Valley Stream, Woodmere and Woodsburgh. Adulticide application by truck will be conducted and bounded by the following geographical areas:

Area 1:

All roads in the Village of Island Park.

Area 2:

Peninsula Boulevard to Lakeview Avenue on the south, Long Beach Road on the east and Woodmere Boulevard on the west.

Rescheduled for Aug. 13, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. in Cedarhurst, Hewlett Neck, Inwood, Lawrence, Woodmere, and Woodsburgh. Adulticide application by truck will be conducted and bounded by areas south of Peninsula Boulevard and west of Woodmere Boulevard.

Thursday, Aug. 9 from 7 p.m. through 2 a.m. – Sections of Farmingdale, Levittown, North Massapequa, Plainedge, and South Farmingdale. Adulticide application by truck will be conducted and bounded by the following geographical area:

Hempstead Turnpike on the north, Southern State Parkway on the south, Seaford Oyster Bay Expressway on the west and Suffolk County Border on the east.

The alternate/rain date is Wednesday, Aug. 15.

Maps of the areas to be treated can be found on the Department of Health web site at http://www.nassaucountyny.gov/agencies/Health/index.html

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