The city's Department of Health will conduct mosquito spraying in Auburndale and several other Queens communities on Thursday evening.
The spraying will begin at 8:15 p.m. and will be completed by 6 a.m. on Friday.
Neighborhoods that will be sprayed include Auburndale, Murray Hill, Pomonok, Queensboro Hill, Springfield Gardens, Laurelton, Saint Albans and Cambria Heights.
The DOH suggests following these guidelines during the spraying:
- Set air conditioner vents to the closed position.
- Remove children's toys, equipment and clothes from outdoor areas.
- People with asthma should stay indoors during spraying.