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Vector control

Suffolk to conduct aerial pesticide application in Calverton-Manorville tonight

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Vector control to spray Anvil after mosquito samples test positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis virus

County to spray marshes with larvicide

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The county’s vector control division plans to spray larvicides on parts of more than 40 marshes this week.
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More aerial larvicide applications planned for local marshes

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The county’s vector control division plans to treat parts of the numerous marshes across the county Thursday and Friday to control mosquito larvae, the Department of Health announced Wednesday afternoon. Locations include marshes in Riverhead, Southold and Flanders.
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County vector control to spray locations in Riverhead, Flanders and Southold

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Suffolk County vector control will apply aerial larvicide to locations in Riverhead, Southampton and Southold towns this week, the office of the county health commissioner announced Monday afternoon.

Is the battle to control vectors — and the diseases they spread — winnable?

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Long Island is now considered "ground zero" for Lyme disease and once-exotic viruses and other infections are gaining a growing foothold. How goes our struggle against these vectors and the costly and deadly illness they bring with their bites? In two understated words: not well.

County vector control plans aerial pesticide application in Manorville and Calverton tomorrow for mosquito control

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The measure is in response to the confirmed incidence of Eastern Equine Encephalitis in a mosquito sample from the Manorville area.
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County to begin spraying local marshes

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Suffolk County will begin treating salt marshes across the county this week to control mosquito larvae, the county health department announced Tuesday afternoon.
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Aerial larvicide applications continue in Suffolk, including locations in Riverhead

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Suffolk County vector control continues aerial larvicide applications to control mosquitoes in salt marshes across the county today and tomorrow, including locations in Southold and Riverhead towns.
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Aquebogue and New Suffolk among locations targeted for mosquito spraying this week

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After announcing Friday that 19 mosquito pools had tested positive for West Nile Virus a week ago, the county has scheduled targeted aerial spraying for at least 15 locations, including three on the North Fork, Aug. 9 and 10.
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Aquebogue on county’s list for aerial larvicide spraying this week

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Suffolk County's vector control division will spray VectoBac and Altosid Liquid (Methoprene) on targeted salt marshes across the county, including New Suffolk and Aquebogue, today and tomorrow.
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