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The City of Plantation has been impacted by a significant weather system moving through South Florida since this past Saturday. For information on the City’s response, and who to call regarding flooding issues, see attached.
Summer 2017 Recreation Quarterly now available!
Registration held May 15 – 28; classes begin May 30. Information on exciting Summer Camps and the City’s spectacular Fourth of July celebration!
Mosquito Bite Protection in Florida
Mosquitoes are annoying and can carry serious diseases such as encephalitis (West Nile, St. Louis and Eastern Equine), yellow fever, dengue and malaria. Be a good neighbor and help control mosquitoes. If there are any places around your home where water collects, you may be raising mosquitoes!
Mosquito Bite Protection in Florida (flyer)
There are different types of mosquitoes in Broward County. Two types of them (Aedes Aegypti and Aedes albopictus) carry the Zika virus, which is an “urban” mosquito. They like to breed in smaller bodies of water such as tires, planters, pet bowls, children’s toys, buckets and bottle caps.
Residents and business owners are the first line of defense when it comes to reducing mosquito breeding sites. Everyone should take the time to survey their property and empty and remove all containers that hold standing water. The females like to lay their eggs in artificial containers like those mentioned. It’s very rare that an abandoned pool will become a mosquito breeding site, and rarer still that it would breed the type of mosquito that carries the Zika virus.
Residents don’t need to be concerned about lakes, canals, roadside ditches or retention ponds either. The Aedes Aegypti and Aedes albopictus mosquito does not breed in those bodies of water.
For more information, see flyer: Breaking the Zika Virus Cycle.
Mosquito spraying for any reason (both nuisance and health-related reasons) is also a County service. You may get more information and an online mosquito spray request form.
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