HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Weather permitting, aerial spraying will be conducted Sept 10 – Sept 14 in the evenings between 7 p.m. — 9 p.m. and ground operations will be conducted from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Spraying will be in Garden City, Galivants Ferry and Wampee.
The chemicals used for mosquito control spraying are approved by the EPA and pose minimal risk to humans or animals. Individuals with asthma or other respiratory illness may wish to stay indoors and close windows and doors during spraying.
In addition, homegrown fruits and vegetables should be washed, scrubbed, and/or peeled before eating.
Also, to keep our honeybee population safe, beekeepers are urged to contact Horry County Mosquito & Spraying to identify the location of their colonies.
Any citizens with concerns, complaints or those requesting spraying in their area can also contact Horry County Mosquito & Spraying at 843-915-5174.