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Palm Beach County to spray for mosquitoes Tuesday

Posted at 10:37 AM, Oct 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-10 11:27:25-04

Beginning at sunset Tuesday, Palm Beach County will conduct an aerial assault on mosquitoes.

The spraying is due to a large hatch of the insects from tropical rains, according to the county.

The county plans to cover 180,000 acres in the following communities:

  • Wellington
  • Royal Palm Beach
  • Loxahatchee
  • The Acreage
  • Jupiter Farms
  • Palm Beach Country Estates
  • Caloosa
  • Glades


If the spraying is canceled due to weather the county said it will continue to attempt to spray by helicopter every night until it is successful.


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