County to Conduct Aerial Spraying for Mosquitoes
The Palm Beach County Division of Mosquito Control will be conducting aerial spraying beginning a half hour after sunset, weather permitting.
Aerial spraying is in response to increased mosquito levels and potential of vector borne disease threats. The planned coverage area includes approximately 260,000 acres covering populated areas west of Military Trail. This area includes:
Acreage/Loxahatchee/Royal Palm Beach region (completed 10/10/2022)
Jupiter region (completed 10/11/2022)
Palm Beach Gardens (completed 10/11/2022)
Wellington (completed 10/11/2022)
Glades communities - Pahokee, Belle Glade, South Bay, Lake Harbor (completed 10/11/2022)unincorporated Lake Worth, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach, Boca Raton (completed 10/12/2022)
Should weather cause a cancelation, the county will continue to attempt to spray by aircraft each evening until a successful spray operation is completed. To find out if aerial spraying was successfully completed, please call the AERIAL SPRAY HOTLINE at 561-642-8775 to hear the most up to date information about the operation.
If you are going be outdoors after dark, use an insect repellent containing DEET and wear long pants and a long-sleeve shirt. To further help control mosquitoes, residents are asked to drain or minimize standing water on their properties.
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