The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment wishes to advise the general public that as part of the its mosquito control programme for the adult Aedes aegypti mosquito, the Insect Vector Control Unit will be conducting fogging operations in the following areas on the island of Bequia commencing at 5:00 pm daily.
Tuesday, 23rd March 2021 – La Pompe
Wednesday, 24thMarch 2021 – Friendship
Thursday, 25th March 2021 – Lower Bay & Mount Pleasant
Please take note of the following:
· Home and business owners in the named areas are reminded to keep their windows and doors open to allow the fog to eliminate the adult mosquitoes inside the home.
· Motorists are kindly asked to take caution.
· Persons who are suffering from any respiratory illnesses are kindly asked to take the necessary precautionary measures.
· Residents are also encouraged to prevent the breeding of mosquitoes in their yard and to protect themselves from mosquito bites during the day.
· Please note adverse weather conditions can affect fogging operations.