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Geneva to spray for mosquitoes

Dawn to dusk spraying set for Aug. 16-17

GENEVA – Clarke vehicles will be spraying a mosquito control application citywide Aug. 16 to reduce the adult insect population in Geneva, officials announced in a news release.
 
Spraying is scheduled to take place from dusk on Aug. 16 to dawn on Aug. 17.
 
The city’s mosquito contractor, Clarke, will use a synthetic treatment that is safe for humans and pets, although people with asthma and other respiratory conditions are advised to stay indoors with their windows closed during the misting application and one hour afterward.
 
Residents can report mosquito nuisances and standing water issues directly to Clarke via the company’s online portal at www.clarkeportal.com/hotline. People also can subscribe to receive advanced spraying notifications from Clarke when registering.

The city also sends out mosquito spraying notifications. Residents can subscribe to “community alerts” by selecting the “Notify Me” button on the city’s website at www.geneva.il.us.

Mosquito control applications are subject to rescheduling due to inclement weather. Updates will be posted on the city’s website if necessary.

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