Mosquito Spraying throughout Camden County Friday

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(Lindenwold, NJ) – Early Friday morning the Mosquito Control Commission will be in the community spraying and surveilling areas throughout Camden County. The summer weather has created an ideal environment for mosquitoes to breed.

Commissioner Jeff Nash, liaison to the Camden County Mosquito Commission, talked about being cognizant of standing water.

“We have had a lot of rain recently, so homeowners should check their yard and get rid any standing water to prevent mosquitos from spreading,” Nash said. “Be sure to check flowerpots and other plastic containers for standing water. Being proactive have major impact on the mosquito population and help the hardworking people at the Camden County Mosquito Control Commission in their efforts.”


Camden County Mosquito Commission will be conducting ULV “spraying” operations on Friday, August 18, 2023, between the hours of 2 a.m. and 6 a.m. in the following locations, weather permitting:



Lakeview Dr.

Ehurke Rd.

Fountaine Ct.

Carriage Ct.

McDougal Rd.

Seth Dr.

Waterford Blue Anchor Rd.

  1. Judith Dr.
  2. Judith Dr.

Henry St.

Arrowwood Ave.

Curcio Ln.

Lois Ln.

1st Ave.

Chestnut Ave.

North Ave.

  1. Central Ave.

Cedar St.

Winterberry Ln.



Center Ave.

Grant Ave.

Hayes Ave.

Washington Ave.

Thompson Ave.

Miller Ave.

Cleveland Ave.

Arthur Ave.

Garfield Ave.

Hendricks Ave.

Zimmerman  Ave.

1st Ave.

2nd Ave.

3rd Ave.

4th Ave.

Walnut Ave.



Pennington Ave.

Maple Ave.

Apple St.

Sweet Pepper Ave.

Bates Mill Rd.

  1. Atlantic Ave.
  2. 2ndAve.

Green St.

  1. 3rdSt.

Oak St.

Southard Ave.

  1. Atlantic Ave.

Center Ave.

Hazel St.

Autumn Crest Dr.

Hunters Ln.

Pilgrim Way

Harvest Ln.

Curry Ave.

Pestleton Rd.

De Pasquale Estate Dr.



High St.

  1. 3rdAve.

Irish Hill Rd.

Union Ave.

Highland Ave. N.

  1. Rowand Ave.

Sheppard Ave.

Holly Ave.

Park St.

Park Ave.

Shingley Ave.



Charman Ave.

Heanet Ave.

  1. Charleston Ave.

Miller Ave.

  1. Hodges Ave.
  2. Warwick Rd.

Lapierre Ave.



Salem Ave.

Bergen Ave.

Mercer Ave.

Farragut Rd.

Creek Rd.


Mount Ephraim

Harding Ave.

Baird Ave.

Roosevelt Ave.

Jefferson Ave.



Atlantic Ave.

Cooper Ave.

Curtis Ave.

Dill Ave.



Noreg Pl.

Christiana St.

Nansen Ave.

Bergen St.

Maude Ave.

  1. Hannevig Ave.

Horton Ave.


Gloucester City

Maple Ave.

Walnut Ave.

Thompson Ave.

Holly Ave.

Oriental Ave.

Chestnut Ave.



Baird Blvd.

Forest Dr.

Glenn Dr.

Kaighns Ave.

Farnham Park



Springfield Ave.

Merchantville Ave.

Walmart Ave.

Chestnut Ave.

Whitman Terr.

Lexington Ave.



“The commission works with the Public Health Environmental Laboratories in Trenton to verify the presence of West Nile Virus and other communicable diseases in their samples,” Nash said. “If a pool tests positive, the Mosquito Commission returns to spray the area. The sprayings take place when the mosquitoes are most active.”

The mosquito spray is not harmful to humans or pets, but you should avoid direct contact if you have respiratory concerns or are sensitive to irritants.

Residents should check their property for any object that holds water for more than a few days.  All pre-adult mosquito stages (eggs, larvae, and pupae) must be in stagnant water in order to develop into adult mosquitoes.                                                                                                 

  • Swimming pools are a common problem.  All pools must be checked and maintained to keep them mosquito-free.  Swimming pools can breed mosquitoes within days after you stop adding chlorine or other disinfectant.  Pool covers can catch rainwater and become a mosquito development site. Add a little chlorine to kill mosquitoes.
  • Maintain screens to prevent adult mosquitoes from entering your home or business.
  • Personal protection is strongly urged if you are outside when mosquitoes may be active—generally dawn and dusk.  Insect repellants containing between 10-35% DEET are very effective, however, be sure to follow the label directions and take extra precautions with children and infants.

The Camden County Mosquito Commission suggests checking around your yard for mosquito breeding containers.  The following is a checklist of tips to help eliminate mosquito breeding:

  • Dispose of unnecessary containers that hold water.  Containers you wish to save turn upside down or put holes in the bottom so all water drains out.    
  • Lift up flowerpots and dump the water from the dish underneath every week.
  • Stock fish or add mosquito larvicide to ornamental ponds.
  • Change water in bird baths, fountains, and animal troughs weekly.
  • Screen vents to septic and other water tanks.
  • Store large boats so they drain and small boats upside down.  If covered, keep the tarp tight so water does not pool on top of the tarp.
  • Do not dump leaves or grass clippings into a catch basin or streams.
  • Do not allow water to collect on sagging tarps or awnings.
  • Do not allow trashcan lids to fill with water.
  • Check downspouts that are able to hold enough water to allow mosquito larvae to mature.

For more information, or to report a problem, contact the Camden County Mosquito Commission at (856) 566-2945 or