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More Queens neighborhoods will be hit with pesticide spraying this week as mosquito battle rages on

For the sixth time this summer, the city will spray pesticide around Queens neighborhoods this week as the war on disease-carrying mosquitoes continues. Two areas of Queens will be treated beginning at 8:30 p.m. Thursday night, Sept. 5, and continuing until 6 a.m. the next morning. (In the event of inclement weather, the spraying will […]

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Health Department targets southeastern Queens for West Nile-related pesticide treatment

The New York City Health Department is continuing its efforts to reduce the risk of West Nile virus with targeted pesticides spraying in sections of Brooklyn and Queens.  In response to the discovery of mosquitoes carrying West Nile Virus in Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island at the end of July, the Health Department will conduct […]

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These Queens neighborhoods will undergo pesticide spraying this week as city targets mosquitoes

Two Queens areas will undergo pesticide spraying this week as the city’s war on disease-carrying mosquitoes continues. Health Department trucks will spray in parts of Fresh Meadows, Hollis Hills, Holliswood, Blissville, Glendale, Maspeth, Middle Village and West Maspeth on Thursday, Aug. 22. The spraying will start at 8:30 p.m. and will continue until 6 a.m. the […]

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More Queens neighborhoods set for pesticide spraying this week as city continues war on mosquitoes

Areas of northeast and central Queens will undergo pesticide spraying this Thursday night as the city’s Health Department kicks up its battle against disease-carrying mosquitoes. The spraying will take place in Auburndale, Corona, Flushing, Kew Gardens Hills, Murray Hill, Pomonok and Queensboro Hill beginning at about 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 15 and continuing until about 6 […]

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War on mosquitoes returns to northeast Queens with pesticide spraying scheduled for next week

In its seasonal crusade against mosquitoes that carry the potentially deadly West Nile virus, the city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) will be spraying down communities of northeast Queens with insecticide next week. DOHMH said trucks would be making the rounds with very low concentrations of Anvil 10+10 or DeltaGard and the risks to […]

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