Mosquito spraying scheduled tonight throughout Palm Beach County

Mosquitoes increasing due to heavy rains

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Recent heavy rains throughout Palm Beach County have raised concerns about an increase mosquitoes.

The Palm Beach County Division of Mosquito Control will be conducting aerial spraying beginning at sundown this evening, weather permitting.

If you live north of Lake Worth Road and west of the Florida Turnpike, including Wellington, Royal Palm Beach, Loxahatchee and The Acreage, Palm Beach Country Estates, Jupiter Farms and Caloosa, and the Glades communities you can expect to see  a Huey helicopter spraying tonight according to Mosquito Control. 

Palm Beach County residents are also urged to drain or minimize standing water on their properties.

Mosquito Control officials say that 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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