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Posted on: July 2, 2014

Mosquito Commission to spray in Cherry Hill on July 2 and 3

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The Camden County Mosquito Commission will be spraying in the following areas from 7 to 11 p.m. on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, weather-permitting:

• 7th Avenue
• West 6th Avenue
• East 6th Avenue
• 5th Avenue
• 4th Avenue
• 3rd Avenue
• East 3rd Avenue
• 2nd Avenue
• 1st Avenue
• Hoffman Avenue
• Kassner Avenue
• Ellis Avenue
• Morrill Terrace
• Eleanore Terrace
• Henszey Lane
• Ashland Avenue
• Dobson Lane
• Ward Terrace
• Perot Avenue
• Ogden Avenue
• Hurff Avenue
• Palmwood Avenue
• Carolina Avenue
• Barlow Avenue
• Linderman Avenue
• Holly Street
• Petit Avenue
• Victor Avenue
• Woodland Avenue
• Thomas Street
• State Street
• Dudley Avenue
• Church Road
• North Harvard Avenue
• Cornell Avenue
• North Princeton Avenue
• Willis Avenue
• Cornell Avenue
• Oakview Avenue
• Wilbur Avenue
• West Doris Drive
• East Doris Drive
• Southwood Drive
• Ivy Lane
• Jade Lane
• Knoll Lane
• Lantern Lane
• Knollwood Drive
• Lafferty Drive
• Eddy Lane
• Darby Lane
• Forge Lane
• Wagon Lane
• Orchid Lane
• Pebble Lane
• Meryl Lane
• Iron Master Road
• Nantucket Drive
• Fieldstone Road
• Warfield Road
• Pearlcroft Road
• Deerfield Drive
• Split Rail Road
• Folkestone Way
• Rockingham Road
• Farmington Road
• Barcroft Drive
• Heritage Road
• Gravel Bend
• Horse Shoe Court
• Charleston Road
• White Oak Court
• Willow Way
• Willow Court
• Partridge Lane
• Rymill Run
• Pawtucket Drive
• St. Anthony Court
• Lynford Drive
• Staffordshire Road
• Hadleigh Drive
• Kingsdale Avenue
• Media Road
• Overbrook Drive
• Kent Road
• Colmar Road
• Colwick Road
• Merion Road
• Lenape Road
• St Martins Road
• St Davids Road
• Ambler Road
• Bala Road

The Camden County Mosquito Commission will be spraying in the following areas from 7 to 11 p.m. on Thursday, July 3, 2014, weather-permitting:

• Doncaster Road
• Oakley Drive
• Whitby Road
• Cooper Run Drive
• Forage Lane
• Saddlebrook Court
• En Provence
• Hawthorne Drive
• Fox Hollow Drive
• Signal Hill Road
• Cherry Hill Blvd.
• Aqueduct Lane
• Hialeah Drive
• Monmouth Drive
• Belmont Drive
• Suffolk Drive
• Jamaica Drive
• Saratoga Drive
• Tanforan Drive
• Garden State Drive
• Narragansett Drive
• Weld Avenue
• Graham Avenue
• Severn Avenue
• Sherwood Avenue
• Mercer Street
• Dover Street
• Murray Avenue
• Fulton Street
• Warren Avenue
• Chambers Avenue
• Wynwood Avenue
• Gatewood Road
• Viking Lane
• Country Club Drive
• Tearose Lane
• Fireside Lane
• Larkspur Road
• Morris Drive
• Rolling Lane
• Russet Drive
• Dewberry Lane
• Doral Drive
• Heartwood Road
• Cypress Lane
• Balsam Road
• Queen Anne Road
• King George Road
• Bancroft Road
• Salsbury Road
• Sheffield Road
• Hastings Road
• Douglas Drive
• Leeann Road
• Preston Road
• Cornwall Road
• Trent Road
• Saxby Terrace
• Dalton Terrace
• Longstone Drive
• Kilburn Drive
• Kilburn Court
• Abinger Lane
• Longstone Drive
• Brompton Drive
• Balfield Terrace
• Apley Drive
• Henfield Avenue
• Sandringham Road
• Downing Street
• Banner Road
• Maple Avenue
• Hedy Avenue
• Lloyd Avenue
• Isaac Lane
• Beekman Place

The mosquito spray is not harmful to humans or pets, but you should avoid direct contact if you have respiratory concerns or are sensitive to irritants.

According to the Centers for Disease Control, the main route of human infection with West Nile Virus is through the bite of an infected mosquito. Mosquitoes become infected when they feed on infected birds. Individuals over the age of 50 are more likely to develop serious symptoms of West Nile Virus, and should take special care to avoid being bitten by mosquitoes.

Residents should check their property for any object that holds water for more than a few days. All pre-adult mosquito stages (eggs, larvae, and pupae) must be in stagnant water in order to develop into adult mosquitoes.
• Swimming pools are a common problem. All pools must be checked and maintained to keep them mosquito-free. Swimming pools can breed mosquitoes within days after you stop adding chlorine or other disinfectant. Pool covers can catch rainwater and become a mosquito development site. Add a little chlorine to kill mosquitoes.
• Maintain screens to prevent adult mosquitoes from entering your home or business.
• Personal protection is strongly urged if you are outside when mosquitoes may be active—generally dawn and dusk. Insect repellants containing between 10-35% DEET are very effective, however, be sure to follow the label directions and take extra precautions with children and infants.

The Camden County Mosquito Commission suggests checking around your yard for mosquito breeding containers. The following is a checklist of tips to help eliminate mosquito breeding:
• Dispose of unnecessary containers that hold water. Containers you wish to save turn upside down or put holes in the bottom so all water drains out.
• Lift up flowerpots and dump the water from the dish underneath every week.
• Stock fish or add mosquito larvicide to ornamental ponds.
• Change water in bird baths, fountains, and animal troughs weekly.
• Screen vents to septic and other water tanks.
• Store large boats so they drain and small boats upside down. If covered, keep the tarp tight so water does not pool on top of the tarp.
• Do not dump leaves or grass clippings into a catch basin or streams.
• Do not allow water to collect on sagging tarps or awnings.
• Do not allow trashcan lids to fill with water.
• Check downspouts that are able to hold enough water to allow mosquito larvae to mature.

For more information, contact the Camden County Mosquito Commission at (856) 566-2945.

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