From June 21 to August 15, 2022, the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, under the authority of the Simcoe Muskoka Medical Officer of Health will conduct a program to control mosquito larvae (immature mosquitoes) in standing water in order to prevent their development into potential carriers of West Nile virus.
The larvicide (Altosid Pellets PCP#21809, pellet formulation) and (Mosquiron 0.12CRD PCP#31079) will be applied by direct hand application to catch basins of Storm drains in the urbanized areas: North of Line 8 to South of Line 6; Holland River to Sideroad 10 and includes subdivisions of Golfview, Kilkenny Trail, Foster’s Forest and Emery Estates Subdivision.
The larvicide (Altosid Methoprene PCP#21809) is a registered larvicide approved for use by the federal government. This application will be carried out by Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks licensed applicators or trained technicians. For details on the exact locations and date of treatment, call 905-778-2055.
For general inquiries about West Nile virus, call Your Health Connection at 721-7520
(1-877-721-7520) or visit www.simcoemuskokahealth.org.