Mosquito spraying in Summit County

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - The Summit County Health District will be spraying for mosquitos in Northwest Akron and the Valley on Monday, June 27th and in Kenmore and S.W. Akron on Tuesday, June 28th. Spraying will begin at approximately 8:30 p.m. and continue until completed. In the event of bad weather, the spray schedule may be modified.

Residents can also take personal safety precautions to protect against mosquitoes. They can wear light-colored clothing, long sleeve shirts, long pants, socks and shoes, stay indoors during dawn and dusk hours, keep window and door screens in good condition, and use repellents that contain Picaridin or DEET. The amount of DEET in a repellent should be 30 percent or less for adults and 10 percent for children.

Questions and concerns? Call (330) 923-8856.

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