GREENE COUNTY, Ohio (WDTN) — Greene County Public Well being is treating components of the county with adulticide to assist management the grownup mosquito inhabitants and scale back the danger of West Nile Virus.
The purposes will probably be Wednesday, Sept. 1, and Thursday, Sept. 2 — each will occur simply earlier than sunset and can take roughly 90 minutes to complete.
Public well being officers are reassuring the neighborhood that the chemical substances getting used are usually not dangerous to individuals, pets, animals or the setting when performed accurately by knowledgeable sanitarian.
In accordance with public well being, the next areas will probably be handled if climate permits:
- Frank Seaman Park and the adjoining bike path in Jamestown off Cottonville Highway
- Rotary Park and Phillips Park in Beavercreek off Dayton-Xenia Highway
- Cemex Reserve Baseball and Soccer Discipline in Fairborn off Yellow Springs-Fairfield Highway
- The realm north of West Second Road and south of June Drive close to Massie Drive in Xenia
- The realm north of Sugarcreek Reserve, east of Wilmington-Dayton Highway, west of Lakeman Drive and south of State Route 725 in Bellbrook
A mosquito pattern collected for the Ohio Division of Well being’s Vector-Borne Illness program examined optimistic for West Nile Virus originally of August. The pattern was taken between Aug. 1 and Aug. 5 within the space south of State Route 725, north of Sugarcreek MetroPark and west of Lakeman Drive.
The Clark County Mixed Well being District (CCCHD) reported its first optimistic pattern July 26 and has since recognized 11 extra samples with West Nile Virus. Many of the county’s samples have been collected in and round Springfield, simply north of Xenia.
Anybody seeking to decide out of the adulticide remedy of their space can contact Greene County Public Well being at 937-374-5607 or e mail email@example.com. For extra data, go to Greene County’s public well being web site here.