Spraying will help to control the mosquito population

 Spraying will help to control the mosquito population


A mosquito spraying truck runs through an Horry County neighborhood in October.

A mosquito spraying truck runs through an Horry County neighborhood in October.

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Myrtle Beach will start spraying for mosquitoes in May to control the population in the city.

If weather permits, spraying will begin May 3 and last until the fall. Spraying will usually occur between 4:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. from Monday through Friday. City officials said it does not affect animals nor humans.

The city also has a bee program and will avoid spraying near hives. To register any hives, call 843-918-2000.

There is no trace of the spray after 24 hours, according to the city.

Weekly Schedule

  • Monday – 62nd Avenue North to the northern city limits
  • Tuesday – 21st Avenue North to 62nd Avenue North
  • Wednesday – 3rd Avenue South/501 to 21st Avenue North
  • Thursday – 17th Avenue South to 3rd Avenue South (includes Highway 15 corridor)
  • Friday – 17th Avenue South to the southern city limits

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