west nile virus

West Nile spraying in Queens this week
West Nile spraying in Queens this week
News Queens Courier Staff 8/21/2013 at 11:08AM

On Thursday, August 22 there will be West Nile spraying in parts of Queens to help reduce the mosquito population and the risk of the disease. The spraying will take place between the hours of 8:15 p.m. and 6 a.m. the next morning. In case of bad weather, the application will be delayed until Monday, [...]

West Nile virus found in Flushing
West Nile virus found in Flushing
Northeast Queens Courier Staff 7/09/2013 at 4:29PM

ROSA KIM The West Nile virus has been detected in Flushing and Staten Island for the first time this season, city officials said. Infected mosquitoes were collected from the Pomonok area of Queens and the Huguenot Beach neighborhood in Staten Island, the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene said. While no human cases were [...]

West Nile spraying in Queens this week
West Nile spraying in Queens this week
News Queens Courier Staff 7/08/2013 at 1:02PM

On Tuesday, July 9, Wednesday, July 10 and Thursday, July 11, there will be West Nile spraying in Queens to help reduce the mosquito population and the risk of the disease in the following marsh and other non-residential areas: Alley Pond Park: Alley Creek Marsh (areas inside Alley Pond Park) Linden Hill/College Point: Abandoned Flushing Airport (Marsh [...]

West Nile spraying in Queens this week
West Nile spraying in Queens this week
News Queens Courier Staff 6/12/2013 at 11:09AM

On Wednesday June, 12 and Thursday, June 13 there will be West Nile spraying in Queens to help reduce the mosquito population and the risk of the disease in the following areas: Alley Pond Park: Alley Creek Marsh (areas inside Alley Pond Park) Linden Hill/College Point: Abandoned Flushing Airport (Marsh areas bounded by Whitestone Expressway [...]

More West Nile spraying in Queens Thursday
More West Nile spraying in Queens Thursday
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/12/2012 at 11:14AM

On Thursday, September 13 there will be another round of West Nile spraying in Queens to help reduce the mosquito population and the risk of the disease. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that the 1,993 cases of the disease that have been reported so far this year is the highest number [...]

West Nile spraying in Queens today
West Nile spraying in Queens today
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/06/2012 at 10:16AM

Today there will be another round of West Nile spraying in Queens to help reduce the mosquito population and the risk of the disease. Two people in the borough have already contracted the disease as well as four others in New York City. The spraying will take place from 8 p.m. Thursday until 6 a.m. [...]

More West Nile spraying this week; 2 confirmed cases in Queens
More West Nile spraying this week; 2 confirmed cases in Queens
News Billy Rennison 8/20/2012 at 12:10PM

With two confirmed cases of West Nile virus in Queens, the borough will receive another round of pesticide spraying this week to help control increasing mosquito populations. Parts of eight Queens neighborhoods will have pesticide applied from trucks beginning Tuesday, August 21 at 8 p.m. and lasting through 6 a.m. the next morning, the Department [...]

More West Nile spraying in Queens this week
More West Nile spraying in Queens this week
News Billy Rennison 8/07/2012 at 9:25AM

For the fifth time this summer, the city will be spraying for West Nile virus in Queens this week. The Department Health and Mental Hygiene announced they will spray larvicide in three Queens neighborhoods beginning today. There has been one confirmed case of West Nile in the city this year — a Staten Island man [...]

West Nile spraying in Queens today
West Nile spraying in Queens today
News Billy Rennison 7/30/2012 at 9:32AM

Days after the first human case of West Nile virus was identified, the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene announced they will spray larvicide in three Queens neighborhoods. A Staten Island man was the first confirmed human case of the West Nile virus this year, after 11 were diagnosed with the virus a year ago. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/09/2012 at 7:39AM

DOH to begin spraying for West Nile Virus Monday Starting Monday, the city Health Department will be spraying parts of the five boroughs to fight the West Nile virus. Helicopters will spray larvicide on marshes and other non-residential areas of Staten Island, Queens and the Bronx. Read more: [NY1] Hallets Point project could break ground as [...]