City of McAllen to Begin Mosquito Spraying Efforts

3 years 10 months 3 weeks ago Friday, July 05 2019 Jul 5, 2019 July 05, 2019 6:55 PM July 05, 2019 in News - Local

MCALLEN – The city of McAllen will begin mosquito spraying efforts Saturday morning.

According to the release, spraying will take three to four days depending on weather conditions.

Crews will focus on areas with high mosquito populations and work their way to the center of town.

The McAllen Health and Code Enforcement recommend residents do the following:

•        Empty or remove cans, buckets, old tires, pots and other containers that hold water

•        Keep gutters clear of debris and standing water.

•        Remove standing water around structures and from flat roofs.

•        Change water in pet dishes daily.

•        Maintain backyard pools or hot tubs.

•        Cover trash containers.

Residents with mosquito concerns can call 956-681-3111 or 956-681-1900.

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