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Mosquito spraying to begin in 4 Horry Co. communities

Horry County, SC -

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - Mosquito spraying is scheduled to begin next week in Garden City, Duford, Aynor and Joyner Swamp, according to Horry County officials.

Horry County Mosquito and Spraying will be aerial spraying in the four communities between 7 p.m. and dusk, in addition to performing ground operations from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Officials state the chemicals used for mosquito control spraying have been approved by the EPA and pose a minimal risk to humans and animals. Those with respiratory illness or asthma are encouraged to stay indoors during the periods of spraying.

Residents of Garden City, Duford, Aynor and Joyner Swamp are also encouraged to wash homegrown fruits and vegetables before consumption.

Anyone with questions on the upcoming spraying is asked to call Horry County Mosquito and Spraying at (843) 915 5174.

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