Authorities start spraying after West Nile-carrying mosquitoes detected in Clovis – KFSN-TV

CLOVIS, Calif. (KFSN)– The Valleys mosquito abatement district started spraying for adult mosquitoes this week after West Nile virus activity was spotted in some areas in Clovis.And weather condition permitting, more spraying will take location on Thursday night in between 8:30 and 11:30 in the city of Fresno and Riverdale.For a more in-depth take a look at where the treatments will take location, click on this link for the map.Even if your location isnt featured in the map, authorities state you must take preventive procedures to prevent mosquito bites and to avoid mosquito production around and in your home.RELATED: Ways to safeguard yourself from mosquito bites, prevent West Nile VirusCover your storm drains pipes with netting and make sure to eliminate all standing water in your yard.Consider planting fragrant geraniums like citronella, rosemary and even lemongrass, which work as natural repellents.Also, think about covering and utilizing bug spray consisting of DEET to safeguard yourself. Copyright © 2020 KFSN-TV. All Rights Reserved.

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