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Collier County neighborhoods to receive mosquito control early Monday

Mosquito Control District sees increase in reported larvae
June 14 spraying locations (Collier Mosquito Control District)
Posted at 8:24 PM, Jun 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-13 20:46:46-04

COLLIER COUNTY — Several neighborhoods between Bonita Springs and North Naples will be visited by Collier Mosquito Control District early Monday morning.

The district says several blocks within the areas of Anchorage, Barefoot Beach, Little Hickory, and Gulf Harbor will be treated with larval control granules as part of a helicopter passage sometime after 6:30 a.m.

They said surveillance indicates in increase in mosquito larvae, necessitating the treatment.

Information provided by the manufacturer of the larvicide says the sand-based granules are effective for up to 40 days.