|Awareness rally on COVID-19 in Hailakandi|
HAILAKANDI, Sept 23 - An awareness rally on COVID-19 was brought out by the health workers in Hailakandi town on Wednesday. It was flagged off by the Deputy Commissioner of Hailakandi, Megh Nidhi Dahal.
Flagging off the rally from his office campus in the presence of Additional Deputy Commissioner, RK Dam, Joint Director, Health Services, Dr Ashutosh Barman and other senior health officials, Dahal called upon the participants comprising health and anganwadi workers to spread awareness among the people on COVID-19 and the need to undergo Rapid Antigen Test to contain the disease. Dahal asked the participants to visit the homes of the people in every ward under Hailakandi municipality areas and elsewhere to remove the misconceptions on COVID-19 and underscore the need to adopt precautionary and preventive steps vis-a-vis maintaining all COVID-19 protocols to bring the disease under control.
The number of participants in the rally have been kept to a bare minimum of 30 keeping in view the COVID-19 guidelines. The rally traversed through the main thoroughfares of Hailakandi town before culminating at the DC’s campus. The participants wearing masks carried banners and placards and distributed leaflets on the way. Awareness rallies were also brought out in other parts of the district.