AKRON, OH (WOIO) - The Summit County Health District will be spraying for mosquitos in North Hill and Northeast Akron on Tuesday, July 26, 2011 and in Kenmore and South West Akron on Thursday, July 28, 2011. 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.