Palm Beach County to conduct aerial spraying for mosquitoes in Western Areas

The Palm Beach County Division of Mosquito Control will be conducting aerial spraying beginning at sunset on Thursday, May 31, weather permitting.

The planned coverage area of approximately 280,000 acres covers populated areas west of Military Trail and the Glades communities. Aerial spraying is necessary due to a large hatch of mosquitoes from the recent heavy rains. The action is not in response to mosquito-borne disease.

To further help control mosquitoes, residents are asked to drain or minimize standing water on their properties.

If you are going be outdoors after dark, use an insect repellent containing DEET and wear long pants and a long-sleeve shirt.

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