Sunday, 19 April 2020

Bloemfontein: The Free State Department of Health will be doing door to door Mass Screening only in Mangaung, Bloemfontein; today, 19 April 2020. The other Districts will resume their Mass Screening Door to Door on Monday.

This ongoing work of mass screening through door to door is aimed at intensifying efforts to flatten the curve and curb Covid19 transmissions.

The National Health Laboratory Services (NHLS) mobiles are deployed at different venues to complement the screening teams with testing capability.

In Mangaung Metro Mass screening will be done on Sunday; 19 April 2020, as from 08:00am until 16:00 at the following sites:

  • Joe Slovo – Main Soccerfield;
  • Phahameng – Black Hearts Soccerfield;
  • Fleurdal Mall;
  • North Ridge Mall; and
  • Pick ‘n Pay Hypermarket Bloemfontein.

The Department is Screening any person in the community and a special appeal is made to all members of the community that had contact with Covid19 positive people or those who have been exposed to Covid19 environments, to please avail themselves for screening to determine their eligibility to test for Covid19.

The Department is appealing to all households to welcome our screening teams and cooperate with them for the sake of the health of the nation.