Mosquito spraying underway in Jackson County

0511 Vector Control MapMedford, Ore. – Aerosol spraying to cut down on the mosquito population is now underway in Jackson County.

Jackson County Vector Control said it began spraying along routes within the blue highlighted areas on this map starting at 3:00 on Wednesday morning. Spraying continued until 6:00 a.m.

The bike path from Medford to Ashland was also scheduled to be sprayed.

Parts of the Rogue River which include areas of the town of Rogue River are slated be sprayed on Thursday.

Vector Control said that you can protect yourself from mosquito bites by using an EPA-registered insect repellent, and using screens on your home’s windows and doors. They also remind the public to check inside and outside of your home for any standing water where mosquitoes could lay eggs.

For updated information about spraying in your area, click HERE. For a list of products Jackson County Vector Control uses, click HERE.

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