PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) - Aerial mosquito spraying will take place in Portsmouth this Thursday, according to Dana Woodson with the City of Portsmouth.
The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the City of Portsmouth will conduct joint aerial mosquito spraying at federal properties on Craney Island, adjacent city properties, and the Churchland area north of state Route 164.
Woodson said the spraying will happen between 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. If weather conditions are not favorable, the spraying will take place during the same time of day on Friday.
Beekeepers in the area should keep their bees covered during the spraying operations, and people with known allergic reactions are advised to stay indoors.
For aerial mosquito spraying updates, please call the City of Portsmouth's Mosquito Hotline at 393-8666.
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