Zika spraying to begin in Broward County ahead of heavy rain

first_imgFORT LAUDERDALE, FLA. (WSVN) – Broward County officials are preparing to battle mosquitos and Zika ahead of projected heavy rain across South Florida.According to officials, aerial spraying will begin on Tuesday and will last until Sept. 15. Spraying will occur between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., with crews targeting the following areas:Fort LauderdaleHallandale BeachHollywoodLauderdale LakesLauderhillMargateNorth LauderdaleOakland ParkPompano BeachTamaracWilton ManorsThe mosquito being targeted is the Aedes Aegypti, the mosquito known to carry and transmit the Zika virus.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img