Orientation On Covid-19 By Dr. Dacosta Aboagye, Leader National Risk Communication & Social Mobilization Of The Ghana Health Service
The National Identification Authority on Friday 29th May held an orientation on COVID-19 as well as prevention measures to be adopted by the NIA in preparation towards the impending re-commencement of mass registration in the Eastern Region and a nationwide mop-up exercise.
The orientation focused on six main areas.
- Respiratory Etiquette – Mandatory wearing of mask of all persons before entering the registration centre.
- Temperature Checks – Mandatory checking of temperature of all persons before entering the registration centre.
- Hand Hygiene – Mandatory washing of hands with soap under running water for at least twenty (20) seconds before joining the queue.
- Physical distancing – Keep and maintain a distance of 1-2 meters from people next to you in the queue.
- Hand Sanitize – mandatory hand sanitizing before leaving the registration centre.
- Finger Print and Iris Scanner Wipe – Scanners (Iris & Fingerprint) will be disinfected after each use.
Staff who attended the orientation were drawn from the Operations, Technology & Biometrics and the Corporate Affairs Departments.