The Sekyere South District Office of the National Commission for Civic Education(NCCE) intensified its public and community education in seven communities within the district on Good environmental Governance and coronavirus pandemic. These communities included Agona, Bipoa, Tano, Odumasi, Jamasi, Kona and Dawu.

Educating the communities, the staff of the Sekyere South District office highlighted the need for extra personal hygiene given the volatile nature of the pandemic.

The civic educators advised Community members to properly dispose of their rubbish to avoid being infected with the virus, stressing on the importance of waste segregation, especially in this COVID-19 era.

The NCCE educators also urged the community members to frequently disinfect contact surfaces to avoid contracting the disease in public places such as shops and offices.

They also insisted that food vendors cover their foods to prevent people from touching them before buying to prevent contamination.

They also touched on the safety protocols such as frequent washing of hands with soap under running water and the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizer, the proper wearing of the nose and face masks and keeping the social distance at all times to contain the virus.

Miss Cecilia Sarfowaa sensitizing Agona market women on environmental governance and COVID - 19
Miss Cecilia Sarfowaa sensitizing some artisans on environmental governance and COVID – 19

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