The training exercise of the COVID-19 border surveillance volunteers at Sun Set Hotel ( Picture By David Wadulo)
By Jackline Omondi
At least 34 volunteers to the Border Surveillance team under the Covid-19 Management Committee have undergone a one-day training to help in manning the county border points to help curb the spread of corona virus in the County.
The training held at the sunset hotel in Kisumu was graced by the Director for Special Programs and Disaster Management, Emeritus Ruth Odinga and the Executive Director Lake Hub Mr. James Odede.
The training program was meant to equip the new Surveillance team with adequate skills needed to help them in their work.
Key areas of study included COVID -19 Protocols, COVID -19 signs and symptoms, preventive measures, various testing methods together with customer care tactics.
The surveillance team members will be stationed at the three border points in Kiboswa, Ahero and Kisian border points where they will work on a daily basis for a period of one month, as from 8 am to 6 pm.
Also present were Merab Ochieng, trainer and consultant on Matters COVID-19 and members of the Kisumu county COVID-19 secretariat.