West Nile Virus Mosquito Treatment

West Nile Virus Mosquito Treatment

The New York City Housing Authority will be treating all of the catch basins located on Housing Authority developments to reduce the mosquito population in an effort to minimize the transmission of the West Nile Virus. These treatments will take place between June and September of 2019. One or more of the following pesticides will be used:

Vectolex CG, EPA Reg. No. 73049-20, Toxicity Category – “Caution”
Summit B.t.i. Briquets, EPA Reg. No. 6218-47, Toxicity Category – “Caution”
Altosid XR, EPA Reg. No. 2724-421, Toxicity Category – “Caution”

Contact information:

NYC Housing Authority:

Debbie Wolf, Administrative Staff Analyst, 718-707-5709 available from 9 am – 5 pm
Denise Torres, Technical Resource Advisor, 718-707-8032 available from 8 am – 4 pm

NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation, Region 2, Bureau of Pesticide Management – 718-482-4994

National Pesticide Telecommunications Network – 1-800-858-PEST

Inquiries concerning symptoms of pesticide poisoning should be directed to the Poison Control Center – 1-800-222-1222

More Features

three men on stage

Looking good, dads! Fun was had by all at NYCHA’s Father’s Day Celebration at Johnson Houses on June 14.

... More
man

Gregory Russ, current CEO of the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority, has been appointed the new Chair and CEO of NYCHA. Mr.

... More
Group of people in a room. Text reads: NYCHA staff attending Mold Busters training receive instruction on the new mold inspection and remediation process.

Over the course of five days, Charles Starks, Assistant Superintendent at Queensbridge Houses North, and Julio Figueroa, Assistant Superintendent at Queensbridge Houses South, j

... More
NYCHA is hiring

NYCHA is hiring for multiple, newly established professional positions in its Healthy Homes Unit – an opportunity for those already permanent in a civil service title or for pro

... More

Apply Now - Success Academy Charter Schools