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These heroes of Jammu must be applauded

Last Updated on April 5, 2020 at 7:49 am

While most of us in Jammu prefer to stay in the comforts of our homes, there are few off men in jammu who are leaving no stone un-turned to keep us safe from the danger looming large.

These are the sanitation workers of Municipal Corporation Jammu who are working day and night to keep residents of the city away from the dangers of Coronavirus.

In view of the current situation regarding possible spread of COVID-19, Jammu Municipal Corporation is taking measures to stop the spread of corona virus by giving special focus on sanitation of the entire city and intensive thermal fogging and spraying has been conducted to sanitize the atmosphere.

Directions have been given to Health officers, JMC to conduct spray of Sodium Hypo Solution in the all the areas falling within the limits of Jammu Municipal Corporation especially in red zone areas on war footing to keep check on spread of virus.

 Besides, daily sanitization is also conducted in all the city hospitals of Jammu like Govt. Medical College, Bakshi Nagar, Sarwal Hospital, Gandhi Nagar Hospital, SMGS Hospital, CD Hospital, Super Specialty Hospital and all the Quarantine Centres etc. The special drives are being conducted in all the residential & commercial areas of Jammu City to keep control on spread of such virus.

As far as the security and safety of the front line workers is concerned, JMC has provided all kinds of safety equipment like hand gloves, masks, hand sanitizers, soaps, goggles, gum boots and personal protective equipment gears (PPEG) to ensure their safety.

The Commissioner, JMC is personally monitoring each and everything on ground and also focusing on the health and well being of the front line workers deployed for the purpose and Health Officer was directed to ensure proper utilization of PPEG by the front line workers.

Commissioner, JMC also appealed to the general public at large to avoid major gatherings in public places and make use of alcohol based hand sanitizers and masks as preventive measure to do away with this menace and also to extend their full cooperation to Jammu Municipal Corporation so that corona virus can be stopped from spreading.