Columbus Public Health to Spray Several Areas For Mosquitoes This Week


Columbus Public Health (CPH) has announced it will target several areas this week to help control the spread of West Nile Virus in the region.

The areas that will be sprayed include:

Wednesday August 13:

Far North: (North Boundary – Lazelle Rd., East Boundary – Worthington Galena Rd., South Boundary – Park Rd., West Boundary – Sancus Blvd.)

Near North/University: (North Boundary – Chittenden Ave., East Boundary – N Grant Ave., South Boundary – E 5th Ave., West Boundary – N High St.)

Thursday August 14:

Milo Grogan: (North Boundary – E 11TH Ave., East Boundary – Woodland Ave., South Boundary – I-670, West Boundary – Fields Ave.)

Friday August 15:

Northeast Columbus: (North Boundary – E Dublin Granville Rd., East Boundary – I-270, South Boundary – Morse Rd., West Boundary – Cleveland Ave.)

East Columbus: (North Boundary – Mock Rd., East Boundary – Sunbury Rd., South Boundary – I-670, West Boundary – Joyce Ave.)

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.