Now that mosquitoes in portions of the northwest and southwest sides have tested positive for the West Nile virus spraying will take place overnight.
The spray has been used for decades, but officials want families and their pets to limit their exposure to it, CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
The City of Chicago is taking action Tuesday and Wednesday, in hopes of minimizing Chicagoans’ chances of getting the West Nile virus.
With the first reported human cases of the West Nile virus in the Chicago area, local health departments are taking no chances.
The West Nile virus is back. State health officials have confirmed two human cases in the northwest suburbs.
Everybody hates mosquitoes, and communities are preparing to fight them this summer.