New LiRAa shows Itaúna still at high risk for Dengue – Rádio Santana FM

Itaúna remains at HIGH RISK for cases of Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya – Photo Disclosure PMI

After carrying out the 2nd Survey of the Rapid Index for Aedes aegypti (LIRAa) this year, the Municipal Health Department informs that Itaúna continues with HIGH RISK for Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya cases.

The result found in the survey, carried out between April 25th and 29th, points to the city ​​with a rate of 4.0%, when recommended by MS is up to 1%. In comparison with the same survey carried out in January, with a result of 4.3% at the time, the reduction, despite all the efforts of health agents, was only 0.3%. The conclusion is that the population needs to better assimilate the severity of the numbers and actually contribute to the reduction of Aedes aegypti outbreaks.

According to the Environmental Surveillance Sector, 1839 properties were inspected and 105 pipes were collected. practically the same survey neighborhoods The former are among the most problematic at the moment: Centro, Santo Antônio, Cerqueira Lima, Morada Nova ll, Itaunense, Vila Mozart, Padre Eustáquio, Vila Vilaça, Belvedere, Parque Jardim, Morro do Engenho, Jadir Marinho, Leonane and Irmãos Auler.

Among the recipients with the highest incidence of focuses are plastic bowls, bottles, tires, tarpaulins, plant plates, buckets, aquariums, cans, bonbons, among others. With just 10 minutes a week and a thorough inspection of yards and houses, most of these problems could be avoided.

In view of the LIRAa result, some actions were again intensifiedsuch as cleaning efforts (removal of materials that can accumulate water), application of Adequacy Terms, clearing the upper part of guardhouses and more detailed inspections of homes and businesses.

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The work started in the neighborhoods with the highest incidence and will later be extended to adjacent regions. It is worth mentioning that the participation of the population is extremely important in this fight, and it is necessary to eliminate any containers that could serve as breeding grounds for Aedes aegypti.