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No aerial spraying for Columbus; mosquito “dunks” available at health department

By Jefferson Weaver

Revised on: 10.17.2018 at 08:51 p.m.

Posted on: 10.16.2018 at 11:55 a.m. |

While Columbus County will not see insecticide-spraying aircraft in the wake of Hurricane Florence, the Health Department has a powerful tool available for residents dealing with the pesky pests.

The county received a truckload of mosquito “dunks” — also called rings or “doughnuts” — that are free to residents. The larvicide rings

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