City-Wide Mosquito Spraying schedule for Thursday

ABERDEEN, S.D.(Press Release)- The City of Aberdeen has scheduled a city-wide ground spray for mosquitoes on Thursday, August 12th between the hours of 9:00 pm and 1:00 am.

West Nile Virus has been identified in Aberdeen and city officials urge citizens to take reasonable precautions to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.

You can reduce the risk of getting West Nile virus by eliminating mosquito habitat around your property, applying insect repellents and wearing proper clothing when outdoors.

The Adulticiding equipment is noisy and travels at 10 to 15 mph.   The mosquito control trucks are identified and travel with a flashing yellow lights.

For more information, contact Aberdeen Mosquito Control Program at 626.7015