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New Iberia, LA 70560-4543

Phone: 337-365-8246




Iberia Parish President M. Larry Richard announces Mosquito Abatement flights this week -  10/16/2018
Mosquito Control

For more information contact: Herff Jones

Over the next 3 weeks the Iberia Parish Mosquito Abatement District will conduct aerial operations to address persistent mosquito populations as well as prepare for the little ones out for Halloween. Updates will follow as to the days and target areas selected each evening. These operations we cover the majority of the Parish beginning Wednesday (10/17) and Thursday (10/18) evenings. The District is asking citizens If you must be outdoors --- wear repellent, cover exposed skin and avoid outdoor activity when mosquitoes are most active. If weather conditions are favorable operations will begin near sunset and last approximately one and one-half hours (1.5).


PRESS RELEASE

October 16, 2018

Over the next 3 weeks the Iberia Parish Mosquito Abatement District will conduct aerial operations to address persistent mosquito populations as well as prepare for the little ones out for Halloween. Updates will follow as to the days and target areas selected each evening. These operations we cover the majority of the Parish beginning Wednesday (10/17) and Thursday (10/18) evenings. The District is asking citizens If you must be outdoors --- wear repellent, cover exposed skin and avoid outdoor activity when mosquitoes are most active. If weather conditions are favorable operations will begin near sunset and last approximately one and one-half hours (1.5).

During this period, only hypersensitive individuals or persons that wish to avoid all exposure to chemicals in the designated spray area should refrain from outdoor activities; otherwise all other citizens can proceed with normal outdoor activities!

Citizens will notice low flying aircraft --- If the aircraft is overhead DO NOT attempt to follow the path of the aircraft. The aircraft is traveling quickly and will be out of the area in a brief period!

Wednesday (10/17) operations will encompass Hwy 88 / Coteau Rd., Coteau, the Acadiana Regional Airport, Livingston Rd. west to the Parish line, Romero Rd., Coteau park, Hwy. 90 and all points in between.

Thursday (10/18) night Coteau Holmes Gondron, Oday, Harold Landry west to Rodrigue Rd. and all points in between. Followed by Sugar Oaks operations will focus in Sugar Oaks, Daspit, Interlaken, Vida Shaw, Loreauville, Ed Broussard and all points in between.

If you have any questions or mosquito related problems, feel free to contact our office at (337) 365-4933. Please visit us on the web www.iberiaparishgovernment.com and click on “Mosquito Control” --- like us on Facebook for the latest. For more information about West Nile Virus, other mosquito – borne diseases and pesticides for mosquito control please visit www.cdc.gov and www.epa.gov.

Any questions after office hours please contact Herff Jones (337) 380-7140





















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