City mobile-services whack mosquitoes in North Pattaya

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It’s that time of year again, when the rains are quickly followed by mosquitoes and the dangerous outbreak of dengue fever.  Shown here, a city worker sprays insecticides to kill mosquitoes, the prime carriers of dengue fever and malaria.  City officials have been visiting area neighborhoods in an attempt to educate the public about this health threat.

Doctors and city administrators visited neighborhoods from Naklua to central Pattaya to provide health-care services and help stamp out disease-carrying mosquitoes.

The June 28 “Doctors at Home” event in Pattaya “Zone 1” saw city workers distribute mosquito-abatement pellets to drop in standing water and spray properties with insecticides to kill mosquitoes, the prime carriers of dengue fever and malaria.

It’s that time of year again, when the rains are quickly followed by mosquitoes and the dangerous outbreak of dengue fever.  Shown here, a city worker sprays insecticides to kill mosquitoes, the prime carriers of dengue fever and malaria.  City officials have been visiting area neighborhoods in an attempt to educate the public about this health threat.It’s that time of year again, when the rains are quickly followed by mosquitoes and the dangerous outbreak of dengue fever.  Shown here, a city worker sprays insecticides to kill mosquitoes, the prime carriers of dengue fever and malaria.  City officials have been visiting area neighborhoods in an attempt to educate the public about this health threat.

Doctors from Pattaya Hospital, meanwhile, offered checkups and eye exams, administered medications and provided health advice to residents unable or unwilling to visit the hospital.

Other services on offer from the mobile-government unit included collection of recyclables, pet vaccinations and advice on taxes and property registrations.

City workers go house to house in North Pattaya, spraying insecticides to kill mosquitoes.City workers go house to house in North Pattaya, spraying insecticides to kill mosquitoes.