The Town of Derry will spray for mosquitoes this Friday night, Aug. 30, from 5 to 10 p.m., after West Nile Virus (WNV) and Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) have been found in mosquitoes in towns near Derry.
The following locations will be sprayed: Barka School, Derry Village School, East Derry School, Grinnell School, Gilbert H. Hood Middle School, South Range School, West Running Brook Middle School, Alexander-Carr Park, Don Ball Park, MacGregor Park, Rider Fields, Veterans Field, Pinkerton Academy and the Pinkerton practice field.
Dragon Mosquito Control, Inc. of Brentwood will be the applicator.
The fields listed above are closed on Friday night and will reopen Saturday, Aug. 31, at 5 a.m. The public may not be present during spraying. The insecticides, Zenivex E20 (en-
tofenprox), and CrossCheck (bifenthrin) will be used to control adult mosquitoes. No town-wide road spraying is scheduled.
For more information on spray dates, times, locations, insecticides, precautions, WNV, EEE and other concerns. e-mail [email protected] or call 734-4144. Other information
is available at the Public Health Department web page at: www.derry-nh.org/ Pages/DerryNH_publichealth/MosquitoControl.