The community health team in Badinli are working to ensure the safety of the local community as the second wave of Covid-19 virus is breaking out, the team has conducted an awareness session in one of the schools to raise awareness on Covid-19 pandemic protection measures, explaining the importance of following these measures in reducing the impact of the virus, such as washing and sanitizing hands constantly, wearing a face mask and keeping the social distance. Moreover, the team explained how the virus can be transferred among people, also, the session contained providing information on how to enhance the body immune system against diseases, and how the symptoms vary from one case to another, especially for people with chronic diseases where the symptoms might be worse depending on each case.
It’s another day of relentless work by the mobile clinic team in the town of Jinderes, as the team roamed around the nearby refugee camps, and also visited a school in Al_Daghm town, to ensure all the medical needs of the residents are met. Moreover, the team is carrying out comprehensive awareness campaigns on the hazards of Covid-19 disease, reminding the families of the most important safety rules to reduce the risks of Covid-19.
Social distancing is one of the main factors in avoiding infection with Covid-19 during the state of uncertainty that is surrounding the facts on the pandemic, and in order to protect the community members, especially children, it’s very important to explain the significance of keeping the social distance (1.8) in simplified terms, and to clarify the nature of viruses which can be transferred through the air and live on surfaces such as the door holds and phones. Moreover, we need to emphasize the importance of washing hands and covering mouth and nose while coughing or sneezing.