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

Phone: 337-365-8246

Iberia Parish President M. Larry Richard alert on Mosquito Abatement District will conduct aerial operations  -  7/14/2021

For more information contact: Herff Jones

Iberia Parish Mosquito Abatement District will conduct aerial operations to address elevated mosquito populations Thursday (7/15), Friday (7/16) and Saturday (7/17) evenings. The District is asking citizens If you must be outdoors --- wear repellent, cover exposed ski n a nd avoid outdoor activity when mosquitoes are most active. Also, remember repellents with 30% DEET or less are labeled for use on children 2 years or older when applied according to instructions and by a pa rent. Operations are completely dependent on favorable weather conditions. 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 traveli ng quickly and will be out of the area in a brief period!

Thursday (7/14) operations will focus on Laurent / Grand Marais, Rynella, Migues, Lydia, Weeks Island Rd., College Rd., Colli ns Rd., Cora Ln. and a ll points in between.

Friday (7/15) Delcambre & Rip Van Winkle, operations will focus on Delcambre, specifically, south of Lake Peigneur, R. Esponge, Bob Acres, Longside Rd ., Andras, BJ Estelle Dr., Avery Isla nd Rd., Segura Rd. and a ll poi nts i n between.

Saturday (7/16) operations will focus on Jeanerette I St. Joe, specifically Little Valley Rd., Alta Dr., Hubertville Rd., Jeanerette, Linden Rd., E. Hwy 90 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.iberiaparishgovemment.com and click on "Mosquito Control" -

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

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