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Horry County to Conduct Aerial Mosquito Spraying Week of August 23, 2021

On August 23, 2021 in County News

Horry County will conduct mosquito spraying starting the week of August 23, 2021. Specific areas identified for spraying are listed below and will also be available on the website.

August 25th

Hwy 777, S Hwy 905, Sandridge Loop, W. Hwy 9

(Make up day will be Monday, August 30th)

August 26th

Red Bluff Rd, Monaca Dr, Hwy 90, Bell Rd

(Make up day will be Tuesday, August 31st)

Aerial spraying will be conducted 30-minutes prior to sunset and 30-minutes after sunset, weather permitting. 

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.

To help keep our honeybee population safe, beekeepers are urged to contact Horry County Stormwater to identify the location of their colonies. You can submit the location of your hive online here.

In addition, citizens who need to request spraying in the unincorporated areas of Horry County (outside city limits) can contact the Horry County Road & Drainage Hotline at 843-381-8000 or by the online form found on our website.