From next Saturday, March 19, the town hall of Ibaté will carry out a joint effort to fight against the Aedes mosquito in all areas of the city.
Aegypti, transmitter of diseases such as Dengue, Chikungunya and Zika virus. The action will start in the Jardim Cruzado neighborhood and will continue until it crosses all the neighborhoods.
Elaine Sartorelli Breanza, municipal health secretary, explains that the task force aims to raise awareness among the general population about the risks of the disease, which can kill, and guide them to keep their homes clean and take simple measures to prevent the spread of dengue. “The beginning of the year 2022 has been very rainy and with the high temperatures, people need to understand that this situation helps a lot with the proliferation of Aedes aegypti mosquito larvae. The realization that prevention is always the best cure for dengue,” he said.
Town hall employees will pass with trucks and machines, picking up objects thrown by the population. “It is important that the population waits for the announcement of the sound car or the agents to deposit the materials on the sidewalk”, recalls Elaine. “We point out that the disposal of rubble will not be allowed, which must be deposited in the buckets that are already made available by the town hall,” he added.
The Epidemiological Surveillance Coordinator, Paula Salezzi Fiorani, recalls that Ibaté has already confirmed 28 cases of dengue at the start of the year. “The number is large compared to previous years. We must redouble our attention to fight against Aedes Aegypti, so we ask for everyone’s collaboration. We will do our part and hope to count on the participation of the Ibatean population”, he said. he warned.
Paula points out that people cannot neglect and should clean their backyards every week, without leaving standing water, avoiding places that can become mosquito breeding sites. “We are counting on the collaboration of all citizens,” he stressed.
To control the proliferation of the Aedes aegypti mosquito, it is necessary to keep boxes, barrels and water barrels tightly capped; put rubbish in plastic bags and always keep the bin tightly closed; do not throw garbage in vacant lots; store glass or plastic bottles, always keep your mouth down; not allowed to accumulate rainwater on the slab; fill small plates or plant pots with sand to the brim; save old tires, remove all water and keep them in sheltered areas, away from rain; clean the gutters often preventing branches and leaves that can prevent the passage of water; wash frequently with soap and water, containers used to hold water at least once a week.