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Canton Public Health: Mosquito Spraying Resumes Monday Night

Canton City Public Health

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – Mosquito spraying resumes in the city of Canton Monday evening.

Canton Public Health will begin on the northwest side of the city Monday through Wednesday, spraying from 9 until midnight.

Health Commissioner Jim Adams says there are things you can do to reduce the mosquito population in your neighborhood.

Like, getting rid of any containers with stand water, no matter how small.

Adams says mosquitoes can grow even in a small cup in five to ten days.

There was a recent positive West Nile Virus test among mosquitoes in the city; more at whbc.com

Mosquito spraying will take place as follows, according to a Public Health news release:

NW AREA OF CANTON CITY
MONDAY – WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23 – 25
East Boundary Market Avenue
North Boundary North City Limits
West Boundary West City Limits
South Boundary Tuscarawas Street

SW AREA OF CANTON CITY
THURSDAY – FRIDAY, AUGUST 26 & 27
East Boundary Market Avenue
North Boundary Tuscarawas Street
West Boundary West City Limits
South Boundary South City Limits

NE AREA OF CANTON CITY
MONDAY & TUESDAY, AUGUST 30 & 31
East Boundary East City Limits
North Boundary North City Limits
West Boundary Market Avenue
South Boundary Tuscarawas Street

SE AREA OF CANTON CITY
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
East Boundary East City Limits
North Boundary Tuscarawas Street
West Boundary Market Avenue
South Boundary South City Limits

Spraying hours will be from 9:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m.

In the event of rain, windy conditions or low temperatures on any of the dates scheduled, spraying will be postponed until it can be rescheduled.

Residents with respiratory ailments should take necessary precautions to protect themselves and beekeepers should protect their hives.


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