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Columbia County will undergo aerial mosquito spraying later this week.  The aftermath of Tropical Storm Debby has facilitated rapid breeding for mosquitos in the area. Columbia County Health Department Public Information Officer Harvey Campbell says mosquito spraying occurs annually no matter what

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In addition to the aerial spraying planned for Wednesday and Thursday nights, Columbia County has five trucks equipped with mosquito sprays that are working in the county all week. Campbell also urges residents to get rid of all containers holding water in order to help control the mosquito population.

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