Spraying to control mosquitoes in Baltimore County's Pikesville neighborhoods has been postponed until next week, health officials said.
The state Department of Agriculture will spray Sept. 24 and Oct. 1 in parts of Pikesville. Spraying in Catonsville will be Sept. 19 and 26. Spraying will begin after 7:30 p.m. each evening.(More information and maps can be found at the county health department website.)
For more information on go to the visit the MDA website. or the National Pesticide Information Center Technical Sheet.
The officials are working to control West Nile Virus and other diseases carried by mosquitoes. Most of the time, West Nile causes no symptoms or mild flu-like symptoms but can be fatal. So far this season, there have been 25 infections and two deaths, according to state health officials.