Mayor orders fogging of  schools  against mosquitoes

  • May 17, 2017

KIDAPAWAN CITY, North Cotabato, May  17 (PIA)  --  The local  chief executive here  has  ordered  comprehensive fogging  in  schools and  surrounding areas  in  preparation for the opening of classes  on  June  5.


Mayor  Joseph Evangelista said  his order for  anti-mosquito  fogging of  public schools is meant  to rid the places of mosquitoes  that may being dengue virus.


Schools, through the 2017  Brigada Eskwela, are  currently  being cleaned and prepared  for the opening of the school  year.


“This is our pro-active approach against  dengue being a major concern for the safety of our pupils and students in the public schools,”  Mayor Evangelista  said, referring his order for the fogging operations.


Fogging operations, spearheaded by the City Call 911,  started on Tuesday.


Personnel from the City Call 911  conduct the   fogging  operations early  in the morning  and late in the afternoon  while   stakeholders  volunteering for the Brigada Eskwela are  out of the school  vicinities.


Along with the  fogging  operations, Mayor  Evangelista reminds  residents to regularly clean  up their  surroundings to rid their areas of breeding places of dengue-causing mosquitoes.


He also urge the public to help in the  ongoing  Brigada Eskwela  by volunteering  labor and skills or  donating in-kind  to prepare  schools  for the opening of classes.  (DEDoguiles-PIA 12 with report from LKOasay-Kidapawan City Information Office)





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