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Health Department spraying pesticides in Manhattan, Bronx to get rid of mosquitoes

NEW YORK — The New York City Health Department is spraying pesticides on Thursday to get rid of mosquitoes. 

Officials mentioned there are not any well being considerations, however warned people who find themselves delicate to pesticides or need to keep away from publicity ought to keep inside throughout the spraying. 

It’s taking place in components of Manhattan and the Bronx from 8:30 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday.



Here is the record of neighborhoods which are impacted:

  • ZIP Codes: 10019, 10023, 10024, 10025, 10026, 10027, 10029, 10030, 10031, 10032, 10033, 10034, 10035, 10037, 10039, 10040, 10069, 10115, 10457, 10458, 10460, 10463, 10467, 10468, 10470, 10471
  • Neighborhoods: Bedford Park, Belmont, Bloomingdale, Carnegie Hill, Central Park, Central Harlem, East Harlem, Fieldston, Fordham Manor, Fort George, Hamilton Heights, Harlem, Hudson Heights, Jerome Park, Kingsbridge, Kingsbridge Heights, Lincoln Heights, Little Dominican Republic, Manhattan Village, Manhattanville, Marble Hill, Morningside Heights, Mosholu, North Riverdale, Riverdale, Spanish Harlem, Spuyten Duyvil, Striver’s Row, Sugar Hill, Upper Manhattan, Upper West Side, Van Cortlandt Village, Washington Heights, West Harlem, Woodlawn Heights

The Health Department applies pesticides each summer season to scale back the chance of mosquito-born ailments.

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