(WTVO) — Several towns and villages in the Rockford area will be spraying pesticide to kill mosquitoes tonight.
Machesney Park, Loves Park, and the Village of Roscoe are all taking steps to fight the pests.
City leaders say heavy spring rains and warm humid weather contributed to the widespread presence of mosquitoes.
Officials say residents should wash off patio furniture and kids’ toys that are outside, after the spraying.
Village of Machesney Park
Clarke Mosquito will be spraying throughout the Village of Machesney Park tonight, June 27, some time between 8 PM and 1 AM.
If you have questions or wish to be on Clarke’s auto call list to be notified of sprayings, please calling the Clarke Mosquito Hotline 1-800-942-2555.
City of Loves Park
Clarke Outdoor Spraying will be spraying all of Loves Park overnight for mosquitoes, tonight, Thursday, June 27, 2019, weather permitting. For further info please call the Mosquito Hotline at 1-800-942-2555.
Village of Roscoe
Clarke Mosquito will be spraying throughout the Village of Roscoe tonight, June 27, sometime between 8:30 PM and 2:30 AM.
If you have questions or wish to be on Clarke’s auto call list to be notified of spraying schedules, please calling the Clarke Mosquito Hotline 1-800-942-2555