The Memphis and Shelby County Health Department's Vector Control Program is observing National Mosquito Control Awareness Week June 21 to 25. The week is an effort to educate the public about the significance of mosquitoes, diseases spread by mosquitoes and how the public can eliminate mosquito breeding types.
Vector Control will be displaying handouts and other materials regarding Mosquito Control Awareness Week. Staff from the Mosquito Control Program will be at the following community educational events:
-Monday, June 21 - Lucille McWhertor Senior Class, 1355 Estate. Hours: 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
-Tuesday, June 22 - Orange Mound Senior Center, 2590 Park Avenue. Hours: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
-Wednesday, June 23 and Thursday, June 24 - Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar Avenue. Hours: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.