Mosquito fogging set for San Tan Valley
Web Producer: Rikki Mitchell
FLORENCE, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - Mosquitoes in the San Tan Valley and Rancho Bella Vista areas tested positive for West Nile virus, so Pinal County has scheduled a fogging for next week, according to officials with the county.
The fogging will take place in the area that encompasses Bella Vista to the north, Union Pacific Rail Road tracks to the east, Omega Drive to the south and Gantzel Road to the west.
It scheduled to take place between the hours of 4:00 and 5:00 a.m. on September 19, 20 and 21.
During fogging, residents should close all windows and doors, stay inside the house, bring pets inside, and turn off evaporative coolers.
Air conditioners can still be used but close any vents that bring in outside air.
Residents should also wait 30 minutes after the scheduled fogging to resume normal activities.
This year, Pinal County has had to confirmed human cases of West Nile virus.