Panahgah management strives to reinforce anti-Covid SOPs for dwellers’ safety

Staff Reporter

With the country is in grip of the coronavirus’ third wave, the management of shelter homes strives to reinforce the anti- Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the dwellers, as well as, service providers’ safety.

“Hands-on trainings on the anti- Covid-19 SOPs are being given to the service providers performing duties at the ‘Panahgahs’ on regular basis.

They are communicating the health messages to its dwellers in a face to face interactions daily,” said Prime Minister’s Focal Person on Shelter Homes Naseem ur Rehman on Sunday.

Talking to media, he said they were ensuring full implementation of all the SOPs including mask-wearing, sanitization, hand-washing and physical distancing at the shelter homes to ensure that the dwellers stayed safe during the third wave of coronavirus.

Medical supplies were also being provided to all the shelter homes every Thursday to ward off the risk of coronavirus outbreak at such crowded places, he noted.

He added that soap kits, sanitizers and masks were also being distributed among the visitors of ‘Panahgahs’ on regular basis to keep the virus at bay. Besides, hand-washing booths were installed to make sure corona-free facilities.

Naseem said multiple initiatives had been taken to make the shelter homes clean and green places under the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan.

Disinfection of all the facilities had been made sure to prevent the pandemic outbreak at those places, he added.