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Beware of Floods and DHF, Beni Hernedi Invites Muba Residents to Live Clean and Work Together to Clean the Environment


Sunday, November 21, 2021 | 20:40 WIB| Writer

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Sekayu, InfoPublik – The recent high rainfall that has blanketed Muba Regency has made the Acting Regent of Musi Banyuasin Beni Hernedi invite the entire community to be more concerned about implementing a clean and healthy living culture, in order to avoid various diseases in the rainy season.

Beni also reminded residents to always minimize the potential for stagnant water and piles of garbage in the residential area.

“Don’t let it become a nest of mosquitoes that can transmit Dengue Fever (DHF),” he said, Saturday (11/20/2021).

In addition, the Head of PMI Muba, invites all sub-districts and village heads to be more active together with residents to carry out mutual cleaning activities to clean the environment to prevent dengue and other diseases.

If the environment is clean, we will avoid all kinds of diseases, besides that, working together to clean the environment can avoid flooding due to clogged ditches or ditches in locations around us. Once again I ask for the attention of the sub-district heads, village heads and village heads whose areas are prone to flooding, he said. .

Meanwhile, the Head of the Muba Health Service, Dr. Azmi Dariusmansyah MARS, said that entering the rainy season, it is identical to the types of coughs, colds and diarrhea.

“However, at this time what we have to watch out for and pay attention to seriously is dengue fever. Because the Extraordinary Events (KLB) have a higher potential, “said

He also explained, in accordance with the circular of the Regional Secretary of Musi Banyuasin Regency No: 440/2902/KES/XI/2021 concerning Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever Precautions. DHF prevention can be done with the 3M Plus movement.

These include draining and brushing water reservoirs, closing water reservoirs and utilizing or recycling used goods.

While the plus is to prevent mosquito bites and breeding. Starting from keeping fish that eat mosquito larvae, putting used clothes into closed containers, using mosquito repellent, installing wire mesh on windows or ventilation.

“As well as working together to clean the environment, check water reservoirs, clean lavarside in water reservoirs that have been drained, repair drains and gutters that are not smooth and plant mosquito repellent plants,” said Azmi.

He continued, Dr. Azmi, the Health Office of Muba Regency had appealed to all Puskesmas and Hospitals in Muba Regency not to be careless with dengue disease in addition to handling Covid-19.

Likewise, the availability of medicines in the treatment of a number of diseases in the rainy season has also been confirmed.

Puskesmas as the leading public health service to continue to run other health programs.

“One of them is the larva monitoring officer (Jumantik) together with regional cadres, to remind and carry out direct inspections of the feasibility of community water reservoirs,” he said.

Azmi further explained the symptoms of DHF, namely, sudden high fever, headache, rash, muscle and joint pain, nausea and vomiting and fatigue, in severe cases severe bleeding and shock, which can be life threatening.

“Avoid mosquito bites, usually bite in the morning and evening, use mosquito repellent ointment, wear long-sleeved shirts and long pants and don’t hang worn clothes,” he said. (MC Muba/toeb)

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