The County government of Nakuru has secured a consignment of additional personal protective equipment against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The consignment was procured from the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency by the Department of Health in a move to upscale COVID-19 pandemic preparedness.
The N95 respirator masks, face shields and gloves will be distributed to County COVID-19 isolation facilities at Nakuru Level 5 Hospital and Naivasha sub-County Referral Hospital.
Speaking when he received equipment,Public Health CO Samuel King’ori said training of various groups on the COVID-19 surveillance and prevention measures is underway in various sub-Counties.
“This is a boost in terms of preparedness and we are already training various groups on surveillance in various sub counties”said King’ori.
On his part KEMSA-Rift Valley regional manager Mr Daniel Mwangi commending the County Government of Nakuru for the good working relationship with KEMSA and the same will extend in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.
He added that other already procured equipment and pharmaceuticals will be delivered in a few days time.
He urgedNakuru County residents to adhere to set guidelines.
The County Government of Nakuru has dedicated 0724 320 853 and 0722 337 018 for residents to report suspected COVID-19 cases.