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Horry County Mosquito Spraying Schedule

On October 30, 2015 in General

Horry County will begin mosquito spraying, weather permitting, in the following areas:

Monday, November 2

Hills Island to South Highway 905 (see map)

Tuesday, November 3

Red Bluff (see map)

Wednesday, November 4

Pauley Swamp & Gilbert Road (see map)

Thursday, November 5

Knotty Branch to Pitch Landing (see map)

Aerial spraying will be conducted in the evenings usually between 7 p.m. - dusk and ground operations from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Monday - Thursday 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.  In addition, citizens who need to request spraying in their area can contact the Horry County Road & Drainage Hotline at 843-381-8000.