Health workers of Kpeve Adzokoe New Town in conjunction with directorate staff under the inspiring leadership of Mr. Jonas Timbire have embarked on a market awareness exercise ahead of giving COVID-19 vaccine from tomorrow Feb. 11 for 5-days.
District Director of Health Service, Jonas K. Timbire aware of the apathy among community members used the market visit to reassure citizens of the efficacy of the vaccines, storage as well as answer questions on the minds of people.
The Saturday to Wednesday COVID-19 vaccine drive would see trained health workers going to parks, markets, shops, homes and religious grounds to give COVID-19 vaccine shots to help bodies develop immunity to the virus that causes COVID-19 without getting the illness.
Participants of the market invasion included health directorate staff, Kpeve New Town Health Centre staff, Adzokoe Health Centre, Todome CHPS compound, Tsopokofe Health Centre.
Neighboring communities in the district include Heve, Wegbe, Adzokoe and Todome, Jake, Peki, Agbateh, with Kpeve as the District Capital.
Remember as a precaution against getting COVID-19 to wash and sanitize your hands frequently during the day and avoid shaking hands. Avoid touching your face, especially your eyes, nose and mouth and to wear your masks in populated areas.
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Some COVID-19 victims experience mild to moderate symptoms and recover without special treatment. Others become seriously ill and require medical attention.
HOW Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) SPREADS
The virus can spread from an infected person’s mouth or nose in small liquid particles when they cough, sneeze, speak, sing or breathe.
You can be infected by breathing in the virus if you are near someone who has COVID-19, or by touching a contaminated surface and then your eyes, nose or mouth. The virus spreads more easily indoors and in crowded settings.
Ghana’s total case according to some estimates is 171,000 with total deaths of 1,462.
by michael eli dokosi/www.blakkpepper.net