Crews with mosquito control will be aerial spraying at sundown Tuesday in the western communities of Palm Beach County.
Weather permitting, the spraying will take place in the areas west of Military Trail including Wellington, Royal Palm Beach, The Acreage, Loxahatchee, Jupiter Farms, Palm Beach Country Estates, Caloosa and the Glades communities.
The county says that aerial spraying, which is performed by a Huey helicopter, is necessary to control the mosquito population that has increased during the recent heavy rains.
Residents are asked to drain or minimize standing water on their properties to help control the mosquito population.
If you are going to be outdoors after dark, use an insect repellent containing DEET, and wear long pants and a long-sleeve shirt.
The Aerial Spray Hotline is 561-642-8775.
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