Mosquito spraying to take place in Charleston County

This 2006 photo provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a female Aedes aegypti mosquito in the process of acquiring a blood meal from a human host. On Friday, Feb. 26, 2015, the U.S. government said Zika infections have been confirmed in nine pregnant women in the United States. All got the virus overseas. Three babies have been born, one with a brain defect. (James Gathany/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention via AP)

CHARLESTON COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) — Charleston County Mosquito Control will be out in the area inspecting and treating standing water for mosquitoes

The spraying will take place from May 22 — May 27.from 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.

These operations target sites with standing water in open spaces but will require flight over populated areas, official say.

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