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08/02/2020 - 05:51

Long An Health Department checks prevention of 2019-nCoV epidemic

On February 7, Deputy Director of Long An Department of Health - Vo Van Thang checked and supervised the preparation for prevention and control of the acute respiratory disease caused by the new strain of novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) at health facilities in Kien Tuong town and Moc Hoa district.

The mission inspects the epidemic prevention at the Moc Hoa District Health Center

Accordingly, Dong Thap Muoi Regional General Hospital has implemented epidemic prevention to all departments; prepared reception and quarantine areas to monitor cases of infection; fully equipped medical supplies; established 24-hour emergency hotline.

The Moc Hoa District Health Center has developed plans to cope with each disease situation; set up rapid response teams; trained the guiding procedures of the Ministry of Health; ensured materials and equipment for epidemic prevention and control; treated the environment and medical waste in accordance with the instructions; etc.

Hanging banners and slogans on epidemic prevention and control at health stations

Binh Hiep Commune Health Station (Kien Tuong town) and Tan Thanh Commune Health Station (Moc Hoa district) have also arranged a duty schedule; monitored the disease 24/24h; prepared conditions for epidemic prevention; strengthened propaganda to all people; etc.

Through the inspection, Deputy Director of Long An Department of Health - Vo Van Thang highly appreciated the efforts of health facilities in proactively implementing epidemic prevention and strictly following the guidelines of the Ministry of Health. He noticed the proposals of the units; asked the health facilities to continue to closely monitor the epidemic prevention and control, have plans to quarantine and promptly handle suspected cases, arrange staff fully and professionally, have a plan to respond promptly when occurring epidemic, intensify the propaganda for people, etc.

Under the direction of the Provincial People's Committee, from 06 to 09/02, the Long An Department of Health organizes inspection teams to supervise the preparation of epidemic prevention and control at all health facilities in the province. The inspection and supervision aim to grasp the advantages and difficulties in the process of deploying the prevention and fight against the epidemic in order to timely guide and support./.

By Huynh Huong - Translated by Pham Ngan

Source: http://baolongan.vn/so-y-te-long-an-kiem-tra-cong-tac-phong-chong-dich-benh-do-virus-corona-a90025.html

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