Mosquito Spraying to Begin This Weekend in Parts of Coachella Valley

From NBC Los Angeles
July 8, 2020

With potentially deadly mosquito-borne viruses continuing to be detected in the Coachella Valley, vector control officials are planning to carry out further pesticide spray applications beginning tomorrow.

Targeted mosquito eradication efforts are scheduled Thursday through Saturday from 2 a.m to 6 a.m. in Palm Desert and Indian Wells, near where mosquitoes infected with West Nile virus and St. Louis encephalitis were previously collected from traps, according to the Coachella Valley Mosquito and Vector Control District.

In Palm Desert, crews will concentrate their efforts generally in residential neighborhoods near Highway 74 and Haystack Road. Efforts in La Quinta will take place in residential neighborhoods southwest of Portola Avenue
and Fairway Drive.

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