GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – The Collective Preventive Services (CPS), a government department under the Ministry of Public Health, Social Development and Labour, hereby informs the community that mosquito fogging will be carried out on Monday, December 4 from 6.00AM to 8.00AM and from 5.30PM to 8.00PM.
The fogging will start in the areas Lowlands, Rhine road, Cupecoy, University drive, Maho Reef, Airport Road, Beacon hill, Simpson Bay Village, Pelican, Cole Bay, Cay bay, Orange grove, Diamond and Almond Grove Estate.
If for some reason the Vector Control Unit cannot manage to do these areas in the 2.5-hour time frame, they will continue the next day and will inform on a continuous basis in which areas and days fogging will take place.
Residents living in the aforementioned areas are advised to take the following measures: Leave all doors and windows open to allow the insecticide to enter the building or house; Prevent pets from coming in contact with the insecticide; Toys for children should be covered or stored away; and cover all food and drinks.
For information about mosquito borne diseases such as dengue fever, zika and chikungunya and prevention measures, you can call CPS 542-2078 542-3003; or email firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also report mosquito breeding sites at the aforementioned contacts.