As a precaution, the Methuen Health Department has requested that The Northeast Massachusetts Mosquito Control and Wetlands Management District apply a barrier treatment to Methuen School District fields and City of Methuen parks and to perform a citywide mosquito spraying to reduce adult mosquito populations.
Treatment will begin on Wednesday August 18th from the hours of 8:00 pm until 4:00 am. Operations may continue on Thursday August 19th, at 8:00 pm and/or Friday August 20th, at 8:00 pm if needed due to unfavorable weather conditions such as rain or high winds.
The citywide spraying material to be used is a mosquito adulticide, Anvil 10+10 and for the Barrier Treatment, Suspend SC will be applied. No special precautions by residents are needed. If you so wish, you can close windows along the street side if close to the road. Fields can be used at sunrise the following morning.
For more information go to: www.northeastmassmosquito.com.