Iberia Parish News:

Courthouse Building
300 Iberia Street, Suite 400
New Iberia, LA 70560-4543

Phone: 337-365-8246

Iberia Parish President M. Larry Richard along with the mosquito abatement dist. -  7/17/2019

For more information contact: Herff Jones

The District will conduct aerial operations over the next several evenings starting tonight. Wednesday evening (7/17) Delcambre & Rip Van Winkle and Thursday (7/18) Laurent and the Port of Iberia, weather permitting. If operations are canceled due to weather, operations will be pushed forward to next week (7/22). 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 (7/17) Delcambre & Rip Van Winkle, operations will focus in Delcambre, specifically, south of Lake Peigneur, R. Esponge, Bob Acres, Longside Rd., Andras, BJ Estelle Dr., Avery Island Rd., Segura Rd. and all points in between.

Thursday (7/18) operations will focus in Laurent and the Port of Iberia, Rynella, Weeks Island Rd., John Lewis Rd., the Port of Iberia, Darnall Rd., R. Ronsonet Rd. 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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