According to data from an epidemiological bulletin released on Thursday (14), the city has so far recorded 69 reported cases, 36 neglected cases, 14 confirmed cases, and 19 are still awaiting test results.
With 14 confirmed cases of dengue fever in 2022, the municipality of Louvera is asking residents to pay attention to the care needed to prevent the spread of the Aedes aegypti mosquito. According to the Health Department, among the residents diagnosed with the disease, 9 contracted it in the same municipality (original), 3 were infected in other cities (imported) and 2 are still under investigation.
According to the epidemiological bulletin data released on Thursday (14), 69 cases have been reported in the city so far, 36 neglected cases and 19 are still awaiting test results. The original nine cases were confirmed in the Colinas neighborhoods: Ipiranga (2), Cidade Jardim (2), Parque Brasil, Parque das Videiras, Jardim Bandeirantes, Jardim Nova América and Jardim Lago Azul.
The city council implements measures to combat dengue fever through clean-up efforts, visits by zoonoses teams, and distribution of brochures containing information on measures that residents should take to prevent the spread of the Aedes aegypti mosquito. The work is performed by the Departments of Environmental Management, Health and Public Services. The locations are determined according to the epidemiological scenario for each region.
The Department of Health requires residents of all areas to conduct periodic inspections of property (commercial and residential), including land, to remove containers that can store rainwater, an environment conducive to the reproduction of mosquitoes that lay their eggs in clean water. Stop. Main guidelines for health surveillance:
Inside the homes:
Covering basins and water tanks.
Always keep gutters clean;
Always leave bottles or other containers upside down;
– Keep trash cans well covered;
– Leave drains clean and with screens;
Clean weekly or fill potted plant dishes with sand;
-Clean the water bowls of animals with a brush or loofah;
Remove accumulated water in the service area or in places such as behind a washing machine
External spaces of homes and residential units:
Covering and carrying out periodic maintenance of swimming pools and jacuzzis;
– clean external drains and channels;
– beware of bromeliads, cacti and other plants in which water can accumulate;
Leave the used fabrics to cover the stretched things well, to avoid the formation of puddles;
– Keep things that can accumulate water, such as tires, covered or upside down so that the water does not stand still;
– Check the banquet hall, toilets and store facilities to avoid water buildup.
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