MUKAH: Parents who accompany their children to get the Covid-19 vaccine must always be vigilant and adhere to standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the safety of themselves and others, advised Tellian assemblyman Yussibnosh Balo.
He said this regarding the issue that there are parents who do not care if some they still undergoing the quarantine as they come to the vaccination centre to accompany their children.
“As a result of this action, some of the officers at the PPV had to be quarantined,” he told Suara Sarawak recently.
In this regard, he wants parents to think about the safety of others and it is best to ask another guardian to accompany their child.
Meanwhile, Yussibnosh also advised teenagers under 18 in Mukah to come for their second dose of the vaccine in preparation for the reopening of schools next month.
“This is important as preparation for themselves and also the individuals around them.
“In addition, it will save everyone’s lives, and we know that in Mukah, inoculation for teenagers aged 16 and 17 have been successfully implemented and are running smoothly,” he added.
The vaccination programme for those aged 17 and 16 went smoothly with the involvement of four secondary schools throughout Mukah.
For the next second dose, students will return to Dewan Suarah Mukah vaccination centre (PPV) in the next two weeks in an effort to curb the Covid-19 pandemic in addition to facing the reopening of the schools in October.