The procedure, the main objective of which is the BCC (Ban Breeders Control), including educational work, research on symptomatic and risk cases, with the participation of 37 professionals, including community health agents (20), epidemic control agents (eight), and anti-epidemic agents Zoonoses (three) health supervisors (three), animal diseases supervisors and drivers.
The blocking took place in 42 blocks in the Giulietta and Santa Antonietta III neighborhoods, north of the city, where agents visited 1,053 homes that were allowed in. 1,021 others were closed. There are still 36 refusals.
Specialists visited homes, entered backyards, removed Aedes aegypti mosquito breeding sites, and also did educational work, looking for symptoms and risk situations.
Inhalation of insecticides
Following the implementation of this intensification measure, NAV procedures will also start in the neighborhoods of Giulietta and Santa Antonita 3 on Tuesdays (3), Wednesdays (4) and Thursdays (May 5), from 7 pm to 10 pm, the Municipal Health Minister explained, Casio Louise Pinto Jr.
“We will be spreading it widely with the community, but we have already mentioned that residents these days should keep doors and windows open at this time to allow the product to get inside homes and eliminate insects that are there. Cover food and kitchen utensils, and protect the elderly and sick in a closed room while passing through. equipment,” said the secretary.
Balance sheet of 10 common strengthening actions
The joint action to intensify the fight against the Aedes aegypti mosquito began on February 19 this year. During these three months and in the ten works that were carried out, 785 blocks were worked, and 13,580 homes that were open were visited. The districts were selected according to the epidemiological profile of the districts.
Continuation of actions
Dengue control measures will continue in the city and, in conjunction with the intensification activities, there will be measures to spray insecticides and install dissemination stations (EDs) at strategic points indicated by the Zoonoses team.
How to avoid
To avoid dengue, care must be maintained throughout the year, as any type of standing water can be the ideal environment for mosquitoes to spread.
Some precautions should be taken to prevent the spread of mosquitoes, such as:
Never leave standing water – always be aware of water buildup in containers such as plant pots, tires, gutters, cans, etc. Use soil or sand in pots and dishes and keep them clean.
Water boxes, cisterns and wells – keep them closed and sealed. Cover the fabric that does not have its own cover.
Garbage, waste, old tires – rubble and litter must be disposed of properly. Store tires in a covered place or dig holes so that water does not accumulate.
Trash cans inside and out – keep bins covered and protected from rain. Close the plastic bag tightly.
Gutters – clean and level. Always keep it clear of papers and materials that might obstruct the passage of water.
Baseboards – Do not let water build up on the baseboards. Always keep it dry.
Drains – Cover drains with screens or keep them closed, especially those not in use.
Pet Fryers – Pots that contain water for animals should be washed thoroughly with soap and water at least twice a week.
Refrigerator water collector and air conditioning – behind the refrigerator there is a water collector. Wash them once a week, just like the air-conditioner trays.
Bottles – Bottles should be filled and disposed of in the trash. If stored, it should be covered or turned over.
Facilitate Disease Control – Always allow access to a zoonoses control agent in your home or commercial establishment.
Symptoms of the disease are: a rise in temperature with a sudden onset. split headache; Pain behind the eyes Loss of taste and appetite. Vomiting and nausea; Dizziness; extreme fatigue, measles-like red spots and a rash on the skin; Softness and pain in the body. Severe muscle pain in the joints and behind the eyes.
What do you do when in doubt?
If dengue is suspected, find the health unit or Health Post closest to where you live. A prompt diagnosis is essential in treatment.
If you know of a place that is not complying with dengue prevention guidelines, report this to the Marília City Hall Ombudsman: Phones: 0800-7766-111 and (14) 99799-6361 (Whatsapp); email: [email protected]; And the website: https://www.marilia.sp.gov.br/ouvidoria.