Health officials to repeat mosquito spraying in East Knoxville

Health officials to repeat mosquito spraying in East Knoxville

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The areas targeted for spraying in East Knoxville. Click to enlarge. (Source: Knox County Health Dept.) The areas targeted for spraying in East Knoxville. Click to enlarge. (Source: Knox County Health Dept.)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - The Knox County Health Department will be doing a follow-up spraying of parts of East Knoxville Thursday.

The health department is spraying in the Milligan Street area after a test turned up a positive result for West Nile Virus.

The spraying will take place July 11 from 9 p.m. to midnight.

Residents, as always, are advised to stay indoors and keep pets inside or in the backyard.

The spray area includes North Cherry Street, north of Magnolia Avenue, west of North Beaman Street and South of I-40. Also included are Lakeside and Kirkwood Streets and American Avenue.

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