Awareness Cum Sensitization Prog on COVID-19 organized in Sopore

Prog aims at clear misconceptions about the Pandemic, says DC B’la

Baramulla: Continuing its efforts to involve various stakeholders in combating the challenge of COVID-19 pandemic and to disseminate necessary awareness with respect to various aspects associated with the pandemic, District Administration Baramulla in collaboration with PET Welfare Society today organized a day long awareness cum sensitization programme at Dar-ul-Salam Children’s Home Sopore in which religious and community leaders, civil society members, traders among other concerned prominent citizens participated.
ADC Sopore, BMO,Medical officers and other concerned functionaries were present in the programme.
On the occasion, various speakers spoke at the event and threw light on various aspects and necessary measures that needs to be followed in order to control the further spread of COVID-19. They also presented their valuable suggestions and feedbacks in this regard.
Deputy Commissioner, in his address, complimented the participants and underlined the role of different stakeholders that can be played to combat the challenge. He said that the programme also aims to eliminate several misconceptions that have been spread about COVID-19 vaccine. DC also urged to strictly follow all the requisite SOPs and guidelines for averting further exigencies.
Dr Itoo also said that the challenge of COVID-19 has not faded away and there is a need to adopt preventive measures in letter and spirit. He deliberated for using face masks and maintain social distancing especially at public places so as to mitigate the risk of infection.

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