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Fighting dengue

Residents Urged to Take Personal Responsibility in Fighting Dengue

Take Personal Responsibility in Fighting Dengue: Vector Control Officer from the Manchester Health Department Rose-Ann Larmond demonstrates how using sheets can be used as an alternative way of covering storage containers, which will prevent breeding of the Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes which transmit the Dengue fever. The public health officials from the Manchester Health Services shared information on preventing dengue fever and eliminating mosquito breeding sites with scores of residents from Allison in Manchester at the Assemblies of the First Born Church in the community on Wednesday, January 23. The health team also assisted the community members with establishing a health committee which will support spreading awareness about the dengue fever and eliminating mosquito breeding sites.

The vector control teams from Manchester, Clarendon and St. Elizabeth have ramped up its vector control activities and public education to assist with fighting the dengue outbreak.

Fighting dengue
Fighting dengue

Take Charge of Your Community: Chief Public Health Inspector of the Manchester Health Department, Charmaine Palmer-Cross encourages residents of the Allison community in Manchester to take personal responsibility for their health and to keep their environment clean, in an effort to help with the fight of the dengue outbreak. Mrs. Cross informed residents that tyres and drums are two of the primary breeding sites in Manchester for the Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes which transmit the Dengue fever. The public health officials from the Manchester Health Services shared information on preventing dengue fever and eliminating mosquito breeding sites with scores of residents from Allison in Manchester at the Assemblies of the First Born Church in the community on Wednesday, January 23. The health team also assisted the community members with establishing a health committee which will support spreading awareness about the dengue fever and eliminating mosquito breeding sites.

The vector control teams from Manchester, Clarendon and St. Elizabeth have ramped up its vector control activities and public education to assist with fighting the dengue outbreak.

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