The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment wishes to advise the general public that as part of its mosquito control programme for the adult Aedes aegypti mosquito, the Insect Vector Control Unit will be conducting fogging operations on the islands of Bequia and Union Island commencing at 5:00 pm daily.
Wednesday, 7th April 2021 – Cemetery Hill
Thursday, 8th April 2021 – Union Vale
Additionally, fogging operations will be done at all schools on Union Island on Thursday, 8th April 2021.
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.