A mosquito carrying the West Nile virus was discovered near Hilliard earlier this month. Yikes. Columbus Public Health is doing what they can to keep it from spreading.

On Friday and Monday they will be spraying 43 area parks to kill those nasty buggers.

Spraying will happen between 3:30 a.m. – 6 a.m.

On Friday, June 30, these parks will be sprayed:
• Anheuser Busch Park
• Antrim Park
• Big Walnut Park
• Cooper Park
• Deshler Park
• Driving Park
• Fairwood Park
• Franklin Park
• Innis Park
• Iuka Park
• Lazelle Woods Park
• Krumm Park
• Maloney Park
• Mock Park
• Nafzger Park
• Nelson Park
• Portman Park
• Smith Farms
• Tuttle Park
• Wolfe Park

On Monday, July 3, these parks will be sprayed:

• American Addition Park
• Berliner Park
• Bicentennial Park
• Dodge Park
• Downtown Columbus/Old Whittier
• Easthaven Park
• Goodale Park
• Harrison West Park
• Holton Park
• Huntington Park
• Lindburgh Park
• Linden Park
• Marion Franklin Park
• McCoy Park
• McKinley Park
• Rhodes Park
• Schiller Park
• Short Street Area
• South Bike Path
• Stockbridge Park
• Westgate Park
• Westmoor Park
• Woodward Park

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