West Nile Virus

Mosquito activity concern to prompt spraying in part of Abingdon Tuesday

Mosquito activity concern to prompt spraying in part of Abingdon Tuesday

Concern about an increase in mosquito activity and a potential public health threat prompted plans for an unscheduled spraying of insecticide in part of Abingdon Tuesday evening.

The spraying by truck will take place in the vicinity of Emmorton Road (Route 924) and Singer Road, including parts of the Norris Corner and Abingdon neighborhoods, according to the Maryland Department of the Agriculture.

The department conducts both scheduled and unscheduled spraying across the state, including in Harford County, MDA spokesperson Jason Shellhardt said. Unscheduled spraying occurs only in response to a “public health threat,” according to the department’s website.

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