With spring in full swing and temperatures on the rise, Lamar County will start spraying to keep pesky mosquitoes away soon.
The county board of supervisors said mosquito control will begin spraying Monday, April 2.
Leaders urge beekeepers to post signs on their property so those areas can be avoided. Residents can also call Danny Young, the county Mosquito Control Manager, at 601-794-6663.
According to the Mississippi Department of Health, there are at least 50 species of mosquitoes found in the state.
Here are some tips to protect yourself and your family from the pesky bugs: