NEW PHILADELPHIA - The city health department is announcing another round of mosquito spraying.

Environmental Health Director Lee Finley says they will be spraying for mosquitoes the week of August 12th on the south side of the city and in the northeast section including the Oak Shadows and Pleasant Valley areas, along with the Reed’s Run/White Bridge area of Goshen Township.

Finley says spraying will commence at around 8:45 pm Monday but will be postponed until later in the week in the event rain, high winds or cold temperatures. He says individuals with respiratory problems should remain indoors with their windows closed while spraying is occurring, or he says they can call the health department if they want the spraying crew to skip over their residence.

Residents can call the New Philadelphia Health Department at 330-364-4491 ext. 1208 for more information.


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