Aerial mosquito spraying scheduled for Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC) -- The Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and the City of Portsmouth will be conducting an aerial mosquito spraying, Tuesday. 

The aerial spray will happen over federal properties on Craney Island, nearby cities, and the Churchland area of Portsmouth. 

The spraying will occur between the hours of 4:30 p.m. and 10 p.m., weather permitted. 

Beekeepers in the area will need to keep their bees covered during spraying operations. Those with allergies will need to stay indoors. 

If weather does not allow spraying on Tuesday, it will be moved to Wednesday. 

If you have any questions, please call the Portsmouth Mosquito Hotline at (757) 393-8666. 


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