Columbus Public Health to Spray For Mosquitoes On Friday

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Columbus Public Health (CPH) has announced it will target four areas on Friday, August 8th to help control the spread of West Nile Virus in the region.

The areas that will be sprayed include:

Far North: (North Boundary – E Powell Rd., East Boundary – Worthington-Galena Rd., South Boundary – Lazelle Rd., West Boundary – US-23)

Northeast Columbus: (North Boundary – E Walnut St., East Boundary – New Albany Rd. E., South Boundary – E Dublin-Granville Rd., West Boundary – Harlem Rd.)

South Linden: (North Boundary – E Hudson St., East Boundary – Joyce Ave., South Boundary – Bonham Ave., West Boundary – Ohio Fairgrounds)

CPH says the areas that will be sprayed are determined by mosquito trap results and reports from field staff, the number and type of mosquitoes trapped, the number of infected mosquitoes and evidence of human disease. 

Click here for an interactive map detailing what areas will be sprayed.