After defining the health protocols for the various sectors and activities at Expointer 2021, the Department of Health (SES) has prepared a series of measures for visitors to the exhibition in order to reinforce the main prevention measures for Covid-19: the correct use of masks, social distancing, and vaccination. The instructions will be interactive with the public, within safety standards.
Directly at the entrance to the park there will be (near the main pedestrian entrance, through Gate 2) a tent for the State Health Surveillance Center (Cevs) where these actions will take place during the fair, from 4 to 12 September. “We will take advantage of Expointer to provide health education, and reinforce some of the precautions that need to be taken not only at the fair, but also outside of it,” explains Cynthia Molina Bastos, Director of Cevs.
Among the proposed activities, hoops will be used to visually show the safe distance that must be maintained between one person and another. In another procedure, a colored powder (biodegradable and non-toxic) will be used to produce the smoke. This cloud will be directed towards the volunteer to demonstrate the effectiveness of using the mask and protecting the mouth and nose. The rest of the powder that comes into contact with the face can be easily wiped off and a new mask is provided to the person.
Zé Gotinha will also be present at the event. It will march through the park for people to take photos and share on their social networks, encouraging vaccination. Posters with words will also be provided to promote preventive care for people to take pictures.
Other information for visitors
• Temperature and mask
All people will be screened each time they arrive at the Assis Brasil Exhibition Park in Esteio. There will be a temperature check, instructions on mask use and other hygiene rules. Only those in good health will be allowed to enter.
• electronic fence
In order to control the movement of people in areas of the park that are usually in high demand by visitors, there will be real-time monitoring of four places: Pavilhão da Agriculture Familiar, Pavilhão do Comércio, International Pavilion, Boulevard and surrounding areas. If the maximum number of people in these areas is reached, the turnstiles will be blocked until circulation is reduced. Control will be made using technology, with software and monitoring screens provided by a contracting company.
Food and beverages will be sold exclusively in select locations, with street trade banned. The public will not be able to eat or drink while on the move in the food court, pavilions, and circulation areas of the park. Consumption will only be allowed in places suitable and properly marked for this purpose.
Text: Ascom SES
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