RESOLUTIONS OF MAKUENI COUNTY EMERGENCY RESPONSE COMMITTEE
1.Suspend all market days with immediate effect
2.Immediate suspension of night club operation hours; all liquor licensed outlets to operate 5pm-11pm including weekends.
3.All social gatherings such as sporting, leisure, muguka & miraa chewing joints etc are suspended with immediate effect
4.Public transport to observe hygiene – no touting, use hand washing facilities with preferably liquid soap or use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers at the stages.
5.Boda boda riders to have hand washing facilities with preferably liquid soap or use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers at the various stages
6.All public places to have hand washing facilities with preferably liquid soap or use alcohol-based hand sanitizers – markets, shops, hotels, supermarkets, malls, places of work, public gyms, etc
7.Minimize gatherings –weddings, religious gathering, trainings, meetings, workshops, AGMs, seminars etc
8.We encourage funeral attendance to be limited to close family members and other relatives.
9.Learning is suspended in all institutions (including ECDEs and CTTIs) from:
Day institutions – Monday 16th
Boarding – Wednesday 18th
Tertiary by Friday 20th
10.Enhance sanitation especially along Mombasa road stop overs with hand washing facilities with preferably liquid soap or use alcohol-based hand sanitizers.
11.Purchase of masks necessary when prescribed by healthcare workers
12.Emphasis on hand washing facilities with preferably liquid soap as well as alcohol-based hand sanitizers at our homes.
13.Hospital visits to be limited to designated visitors.
14.Community engagement on education and sanitation will be provided
15.Continuous communication through media to be undertaken – updates, health talks.
16.Traders to observe consumer protection by maintaining fair prices.
17.Members of public are encouraged to avoid panic buying of consumer goods.
a. Continuous training of health workers
b. Identification and preparation of isolation centers in all sub counties
c. Routine health talks will be undertaken
d. Continuous disease surveillance
e. Availability of personal protective equipment in our health facilities.
f. Availability of adequate supplies to handle all illnesses
g. Availability of psychosocial support services
h. Training of community health volunteers to deal with the pandemic
i. Availability of county operational command centre with ambulance services and dedicated hotline: 0790 777 756.