Health officials were out in Roaring Creek Village, Cayo District providing free random testing for Covid-19. Correspondent Fem Cruz has the story.
Fem Cruz, Cayo Correspondent: The Ministry of Health Western Regional Hospital COVID-19 Rapid Response team today is conducting free COVID-19 testing at the Seventh Day Adventist Church parking lot in the village of Roaring Creek. The team leader Nurse Rosalva Blanco spoke about their visit and why you should come out and get tested.
Rosalva Blanco, Nurse: “It’s one of our intentions to be able to cover as much as possible and we come to your backyard to be able to test you. If you have been in contact with anybody that has had COVID it is your opportunity, or if you have any cough and cold, diarrhea, runny nose, anything that would make you think that you need to get tested come on out and we are here readily available to do your test. It is important for you to understand that getting your test also helps you to be of sound mind that you’re negative and if you are positive then we do the rapid contact tracing in order to be able to contain this pandemic. So far the cases are going lower and lower so we’re here and we want to ensure that we can get as much as possible get tested and know what is your status.”