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MA officials announce plans to conduct 2nd round of aerial spraying for mosquitoes

STATE OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE PLANS TO CONDUCT SECOND ROUND OF AERIAL SPRAYING FOR MOSQUITOES IN SECTIONS OF SOUTHEASTERN MASSACHUSETTS BOSTON (August 20, 2019) – The Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources (MDAR) announced today that as anticipated, a second round of aerial spraying for mosquitoes will be undertaken.  MDAR will conduct and monitor aerial spraying in specific areas of Bristol and Plymouth counties which is anticipated to begin on Wednesday, August 21, and continue over several evenings. However, the ability to spray is weather dependent and the schedule may change.  Click here for the full press release.

The State has posted an updated spray map accessible through this link:  aerial spray map. The State will update the map daily showing the areas sprayed the evening before. 

Click here for additional information provided by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and DAR.