Saturday, 09 May 2020
Bloemfontein: The Free State MEC of Health, Montseng Tsiu handed over Face Shields (Personal Protective Equipment) to Red Cross volunteers at Bophelo House on Saturday, 09 May 2020.
The Face Shields are personal protective equipment which the volunteers are expected to use to protect themselves against Covid-19 infections as they interact with people on daily door to door and public screening sites.
The MEC of Health thereafter proceeded with Red Cross volunteers to Twin City Mall (Boxer, Shoprite and Roots), Lemo Mall (Cambridge and Pick ‘n Pay) and Rocklands Mall (Shoprite and Roots).
The MEC Tsiu and Red Cross volunteers went on to raise awareness and monitored adherence to social distancing and use of Covid19 appropriate protective equipment.
The MEC also distributed 16 Screening tablets and 310 tablets(supplied by service provider from HWSETA) to EMS Managers, to be used for e-Learning on Covid-19.