COVID-19: Anambra creates super sites for free counseling
BY SUNNY A. DAVID
Anambra State government has positioned itself to fight the impact of COVID-19 especially among the most vulnerable Communities.
To this extent government has created super sites in all the Communities to enable the people get free counseling from health workers.
This was made known by the Local government Immunization Officer, for Idemili North Local Government Area, Mrs. Caroline Uzochukwu-Ekweozor, when she took COVID-19 advocacy visit to Saint Alphonsus Catholic Church, Nkpor where Knights of Saint John’s International were holding their meeting.
She explained to the group how the State government has brought quality health care to doorsteps of people, with innovative approach in the start-up of second jab of COVID-19 vaccination exercises.
Mrs. Uzochukwu-Ekweozor said that time had gone when people were virtually locked up in their homes due to the restrictions put in place to stop spread of Corona virus.
The Local Immunization Officer during the advocacy visit administered the first dose of vaccination to over seventeen Knights and their wives.
Participants in the meeting which include Reverend Fathers expressed delight with what Governor Willie Obiano has done for the State.
In his contribution, Sir. Boniface Ogbonna, who was among those that received their first dose expressed gratitude to the government, especially the Anambra Primary Health Care sector as well as the media for creating more awareness on the vaccine and advised the public to key into the exercise as it has to do with life and also prayed that everyone should understand the importance of the vaccine.
Sir. Sam Ezechukwu commended Governor Willie Obiano’s efforts in making Anambra free from COVID-19 pandemic that is raising dust all over the World.
The UNICEF officer Mrs. Franca Madike, later went round Idemili North super and ordinary sites, where same testimonies of compliance were recorded.