KIDAPAWAN CITY, North Cotabato, May 17 (PIA) -- The local chief executive here has ordered comprehensive fogging in schools and surrounding areas in preparation for the opening of classes on June 5.
Mayor Joseph Evangelista said his order for anti-mosquito fogging of public schools is meant to rid the places of mosquitoes that may being dengue virus.
Schools, through the 2017 Brigada Eskwela, are currently being cleaned and prepared for the opening of the school year.
“This is our pro-active approach against dengue being a major concern for the safety of our pupils and students in the public schools,” Mayor Evangelista said, referring his order for the fogging operations.
Fogging operations, spearheaded by the City Call 911, started on Tuesday.
Personnel from the City Call 911 conduct the fogging operations early in the morning and late in the afternoon while stakeholders volunteering for the Brigada Eskwela are out of the school vicinities.
Along with the fogging operations, Mayor Evangelista reminds residents to regularly clean up their surroundings to rid their areas of breeding places of dengue-causing mosquitoes.
He also urge the public to help in the ongoing Brigada Eskwela by volunteering labor and skills or donating in-kind to prepare schools for the opening of classes. (DEDoguiles-PIA 12 with report from LKOasay-Kidapawan City Information Office)