Department of Public Health and Wellness to Spray for Mosquitoes

Updated, August 12, 2014

Fogging Hotline 574-6641
 
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Public Health and Wellness will fog the following areas the week of August 11:

Rossmoor Area:
North - Fern Valley Rd.
South - Outer Loop
East - Old Shepherdsville Rd.
West - Preston Highway

Recently Completed Areas:

Sylvania Area

North – Lower Hunters Trace
South – Greenwood Road
East – Terry Road
West – Greenbelt Hwy.

River Park
North – Duncan St.
South - Broadway
East – 34th Street
West – Western Pkwy.

Crescent Hill
North – Brownsboro Rd.
South – Grinstead Dr./Lexington Rd.
East – Cannons Lane
West – Ewing Ave.

Cave Hill
North – Lexington Rd.
South – Cherokee Rd.
East – Cherokee Pkwy.
West – Baxter Ave.
Greenbelt Hwy


Fogging is usually conducted within a 7 to 10 day period. If fogging activities are canceled due to weather conditions, they will usually be rescheduled for the following weekday evening.

During fogging operations PLEASE
:

  • Keep children away from the fogging vehicle.
  • Park your vehicle off the street when possible.
  • Do Not tailgate or follow the fogging vehicles.
  • Do Not stop the fogging truck while it is fogging.
  • Go inside and remain indoors while the fogging vehicle is in the neighborhood.

Mosquito fogging is done between dusk and dawn.

Mosquito fogging cannot be done if it is raining, if wind speeds exceed 10 miles per hour or if evening temperatures are above 85°F.

Workers will be spraying Zenivex, a synergized synthetic pyrethroid. This product offers a very low toxicity and odor. Pyrethroids can be used for public health mosquito control programs without posing unreasonable risks to human health. It is registered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture for use in adult mosquito control programs. This product is biodegradable.

For more information, please call the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness' Mosquito Control Program at 574-6650.

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