Work done on Saturday (16) and had community help
The Ministry of Health, through the Department of Endemic Diseases, in partnership with the Ministry of Works and Tiro de Guerra, held on Saturday (16), Dr. Yellow fever and chikungunya. In total, 90 tons of garbage were collected in the neighborhoods of Rio Branco and Guarani.
The Director of Health Surveillance, Ariane Fisher, thanked the efforts of the teams that worked and the collaborating community. “We carried out another work team, and again several things that accumulated water were collected. We have a schedule and we will develop it throughout the year. We thank the neighborhood community who are also helping us, separating the materials that need to be carried.”
See key actions to prevent and control Aedes aegypti:
- Keep tubs, bins, and water barrels well covered;
- wash tanks used for water storage weekly with soapy water;
- Keep water tanks tightly closed;
- Remove branches and leaves from gutters.
- Do not let water accumulate on the slab;
- Fill small vases with sand to the brim or wash them once a week;
- change the water in pots and water plants once a week;
- put garbage in plastic bags in closed boxes;
- Close garbage bags tightly and keep them out of reach of animals;
- Keep bottles and glass jars upside down;
- pack tires in covered places;
- Always take care of the maintenance of the swimming pools;
- cover banks
- apply sand to broken glass walls or cement;
- do not leave the water accumulated on dry leaves and bottle caps;
- Outdoor latrines should be covered and inspected weekly;
- Always clean the air conditioning case;
- the tarpaulin must always be stretched to cover the building material well so that water does not accumulate;
- Pick up plastic bags and trash from the yard.
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