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Mosquito Spraying Throughout Camden County Aug. 12

Parts of Sicklerville, Mt. Ephraim, Glendora, Atco, and Camden will be sprayed.

The Camden County Mosquito Commission will be conducting ULV “spraying” operations on Friday, August 11, 2022 between the hours of 2 am-6 am in the following locations, weather permitting:

Sicklerville


Latham Way
Spring Hollow Dr
Sicklerville Rd
Farmhouse Rd
Farmhouse Ct
Donna Marie Ct
Bellissimo Ct
Roosevelt Dr
Britt Lea Dr
Garwood Rd
Winfield Rd
Woodshire Dr
Keith Ct
Kim Ln
Wynmere Dr
Erial Rd
Pine Hill
9th Ave
Kayser Ave
8th Ave
7th Ave
6th Ave
5th Ave
4th Ave
Wright Ave
King George Rd
Baird Ave

Mt. Ephraim

Lowell Ave
Rudderow Ave
Garfield Ave
Liberty Ave
Lincoln Ave
Davis Ave
Bell Rd
Easy St
Glover Ave


Glendora

Roosevelt Ave
Arline Ave
Rowand Ave
Station Ave
Front St
Melvin Ave
Zane Ave
Bozarth Ave

Atco

3rd St
Raritan Ave
1st St
Clifford Ave
2nd St
Bartram Ave
Auburn Ave
Atco Ave
Dana Dr
Richards Ave
Richard Ct
Green Meadow Dr
Linden Ave
Lincoln Ave
Sesame St
Jackson Rd

Camden

River Ave
31st St
29th St
Harrison Ave
Pierce Ave

How to Report a Problem

For more information, or to report a problem, contact the Camden County Mosquito Commission at (856) 566-2945 or skeeters@camdencounty.com.

To report a mosquito issue online, click here to be directed to Camden County’s “Report a Mosquito Issue” form.

The summer weather has created an ideal environment for mosquitoes to breed.

Commissioner Jeff Nash, liaison to the Camden County Mosquito Commission, talked about being cognizant of standing water.

“Homeowners should remember to check their yard and remove any standing water to help eliminate the threat of mosquitos,” Nash said. “Mosquitos need standing water to breed, so you can help keep them off your property by removing water from places like flowerpots and containers. This helps us reduce the pest population in your neighborhood, and it assists the efforts of the Camden County Mosquito Control Commission.”

“The commission works with the Public Health Environmental Laboratories in Trenton to verify the presence of West Nile Virus and other communicable diseases in their samples,” Nash said. “If a pool tests positive, the Mosquito Commission returns to spray the area. The sprayings take place when the mosquitoes are most active.”

The mosquito spray is not harmful to humans or pets, but you should avoid direct contact if you have respiratory concerns or are sensitive to irritants.

Residents should check their property for any object that holds water for more than a few days.

All pre-adult mosquito stages (eggs, larvae, and pupae) must be in stagnant water in order to develop into adult mosquitoes.

Swimming pools are a common problem.

All pools must be checked and maintained to keep them mosquito-free. Swimming pools can breed mosquitoes within days after you stop adding chlorine or other disinfectant.

Pool covers can catch rainwater and become a mosquito development site. Add a little chlorine to kill mosquitoes.

Maintain screens to prevent adult mosquitoes from entering your home or business.

Personal protection is strongly urged if you are outside when mosquitoes may be active—generally dawn and dusk. Insect repellants containing between 10-35% DEET are very effective, however, be sure to follow the label directions and take extra precautions with children and infants.

The Camden County Mosquito Commission suggests checking around your yard for mosquito breeding containers.

The following is a checklist of tips to help eliminate mosquito breeding:

  • Dispose of unnecessary containers that hold water.
  • Containers you wish to save turn upside down or put holes in the bottom so all water drains out.
  • Lift up flowerpots and dump the water from the dish underneath every week.
  • Stock fish or add mosquito larvicide to ornamental ponds.
  • Change water in bird baths, fountains, and animal troughs weekly.
  • Screen vents to septic and other water tanks.
  • Store large boats so they drain and small boats upside down. If covered, keep the tarp tight so water does not pool on top of the tarp.
  • Do not dump leaves or grass clippings into a catch basin or streams.
  • Do not allow water to collect on sagging tarps or awnings.
  • Do not allow trashcan lids to fill with water.
  • Check downspouts that are able to hold enough water to allow mosquito larvae to mature.

*Post has been updated.

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