TRIBUNBATAM.id, BATAM – Anticipating the presence of Dengue Hemorrhagic Fever (DBD) Victims in Tanjung Sengkuang Village, residents and local officials communal work, Sunday, 11 October 2020.
The Tanjung Sengkuang RW 03, RW 04 and RW 011 areas are alleged to be the sites of the dengue epidemic.
In order to prevent the increase in DHF victims, local officials who were also present were Mr. Tukijan as Head of Batu Ampat Sub-District, Mr. Yanuar Pribadi as Head of Tanjung Sengkuang Urban Village, Babinsa 03 / Tanjung Sengkuang Peltu Susilo Sugiarto, Kapukesmas Batu Ampar Drg. Irma, Mr. Juliandi as Secretary of Tanjung Sengkuang, as well as the Head of RT / RW for the Tanjung Sengkuang Village communal work.
The death rate due to dengue fever is known to have reached 13 people last September, while for October, to date it has reached 7 people.
“Last month there were already 13 people reported in the Puskesmas this month 7, even though it was only on the eleventh. This means that before something happens, it is good to prevent, prevent premature name, ”said Babinsa Susilo Sugiarto in an interview last Sunday afternoon.
In its implementation, Peltu Susilo said that the residents seemed quite enthusiastic about this activity.
“I saw that in the field the residents welcomed the Goro activity, because they also knew that it had a positive impact on their respective families. That’s what I saw. They are all enthusiastic, so when we go around to see and monitor and at the same time clean up which ones have not been cleaned, they are ready to follow up to clean again, ”said Pak Susilo.
The activity, which was carried out from morning until 11.45 WIB, also continues to apply health protocols.
There are seven things that Babinsa emphasizes to the community, among others, draining the bathtub once a week, cleaning water storage containers, installing gauze and mosquito nets, not accumulating or hanging clothes for too long, using mosquito repellent creams and closed clothes when leaving the house and burying items unused goods.
Babinsa Pletu Susilo himself hopes that this activity can be carried out regularly to reduce the number of DHF, especially in the Tanjung Sengkuang area.
“Maybe tomorrow the head of the village will make a fixed procedure (procedure). Maybe the procedure for goro activities, including later the fogging. “While we are monitoring, it means that we will make these activities routine activities until the epidemic really does not infect other people,” said Babinsa Susilo..(Ron)