Crews To Spray For Mosquitoes For Third Straight Night

BOSTON (CBS) – A third night of aerial spraying for mosquitoes will take place Sunday evening, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Kim Tunnicliffe reports.

View: Searchable Spray Zone Map

Saturday evening’s planned spraying could not be completed due to the weather (specifically low temperatures).

So, crews will spray 14 communities in Southeastern Massachusetts between 8:15 p.m. Sunday and 2 a.m. Monday: Acushnet, Bridgewater, Carver, East Bridgewater, Freetown, Halifax, Hanson, Kingston, Lakeville, Middleborough, Pembroke, Plympton, Rochester, and West Bridgewater.

Meanwhile, spraying has already been completed in the following communities: Berkley, Dighton, Easton, Norton, Raynham, Rehoboth and Taunton.

Read: Tips For Keeping Your Garden Safe During Aerial Spraying

Residents are urged to stay indoors during spraying hours.

State officials are conducting aerial spraying after numerous mosquitoes carrying EEE were found in southeastern Massachusetts.

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