West Nile Virus spraying schedule

With the first confirmed human case of the West Nile Virus in New York City this year, the New York City Health Department will be spraying for mosquitoes beginning Monday, August 17.


The spraying will take place between the hours of 8:30 p.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning, weather permitting.

In case of bad weather, application will be delayed until Tuesday, August 18, 2015 during the same hours.

The first West Nile patient of 2015 is a Brooklyn man over the age of 60 who was hospitalized with viral meningitis. He was treated and released, according to health officials.

Locations of Application

Parts of Blissville and Sunnyside

Bordered by 47th Avenue to the North; Dutch Kills to the West; Newtown Creek to the South;  and Brooklyn- Queens EXPWY(278) and 43rd Street to the East

Parts of 11101, 11104

Parts of Astoria, Ditrmars, Steinway and Woodside

Bordered by 20th Avenue and 35th Street to the North; 28th Avenue, 43rd Street, and Newtown Rd to the West; Broadway and Northern Blvd to the South; and Brooklyn-Queens EXPY(278), 30th Avenue, 78th Street, Astoria Blvd, and 75th Street to the East

Parts of 11103, 11105, 11370, 11377

Parts of Fresh Meadows, Hollis, Hollis Hills, Holliswood and Oakland Gardens
Bordered by 73rd Avenue to the North; 188th Street to the West; Jamaica Avenue, 199th Street, Hillside Avenue, 212 Street, and Grand Central Parkway to the South, and Springfield Boulevard to the East

Parts of 11364, 11366, 11423, 11427
Parts of   Briarwood, Forest Hills, Forest Hills Gardens,  Glendale, Jamaica Hills, Kew Gardens, Middle Village,  Richmond Hill and Woodhaven
Bordered by Grand Central PKWY, Jackie Robinson PKWY, Groton Street, Yellowstone Boulevard, Woodhaven Boulevard, and Eliot Avenue to the North; Lutheran Avenue, 71st Street, Metropolitan Avenue, Lutheran All Faiths Cemetery, 76th Street, Cypress Hills Cemetery and Cypress Hills Street to the West; Jamaica Avenue, and 89th Avenue to the South, and 169th Street to the East.

Parts of  11374, 11375, 11379,11385, 11418, 11421, 11432