A foremost Non-government organization of the Catholic Mission and one of the best in tracking beneficiaries is currently executing two projects in Lagos State themed the CARES Act Project and the Messages of Hope project; these projects centre on the ravaging COVID-19 pandemic.
There is no doubt that the COVID-19 has recently become a disease of public health importance through its transmitted mainly through droplets (containing the virus) that come out of the mouth or nose of an infected person when they sneeze, talk or cough; with its signs and symptoms ranging from mild to severe symptoms that include; cough, fever, running nose, sore throat, headache, difficulty in breathing, nausea, sore throat, loss of taste and smell, general weakness, diarrhoea, wheezing, abdominal pain, altered mental status.
While cough, headache, fever and running nose could be the mild signs or symptoms of COVID-19 and should be reported immediately for monitoring others like difficulty in breathing, loss of taste and smell could be more life threatening and require urgent medical attention for medical support such as ventilator.
The risk of contracting this virus remains a high risk for all, however there are already identified preventive measures that include vaccination against COVID-19, avoid contact with infected person increasing hygiene measures; washing of hands regularly using soap and running water or regular use alcohol- based sanitizer, always coughs and sneezes into the elbows, avoid touching people and avoid sharing items and if not possible disinfect objects before using, physical distancing is advised and avoid large crowd and regularly wearing a mask while avoiding touching eyes, nose and mouth.
The importance of Vaccination can never be over emphasized as the COVID 19-vaccines are safe and effective, they can keep you from getting and spreading the virus that causes COVID-19. Getting vaccinated helps one to build immunity against this virus; the covid-19 Vaccine is highly effective against serious illness and death from covid-19. Getting vaccinated may also protect people around you, particularly people at increased risk for severe illness from COVID-19.
CARITAS NIGERIA is taking this message to the communities of Alimosho LGA in making sure that its residents to appreciate the value CARITAS places on their health and well-being.
Hence, residents are enjoined to kindly contact our focal person for Alimosho LGA on 08067842876 or visit the under listed Health Centres to get tested or Vaccinated if they have symptoms or feel exposed to a COVID 19 patient or would like to get vaccinated;
Bola Ahmed Tinubu Akowonjo PHC, 100 AKOWONJO ROAD,Vulcanizer bus stop,
AGBADO PHC 11 Ibari road Alagbado, / OLD OTA RD, Agbado-Okeodo, Helen Aderonke PHC 26 Ejigbo rd, Akowonjo /beside Olorunfunmi Secondary School,Idimu,
Ipaja PHC Ayobo Road, Igbogila bus-stop, Ipaja,Ikotun PHC ( ELF foundation PHC) 47 Ikotun Idimu Road, Beside Igando/Ikotun LCDA Secretariat, Ikotun bus stop.Egan PHC, Akesan bus stop Igando, Median PHC,1,Meiran Road, Iyana- Meiran Lagos Abeokuta Expressway,
Agbelekale PHC. 12 Manner Street, Off Church Street, Agbele bus stop,
Isheri-Oshun PHC 93 Isheri – Osun rd, Last bus stop Isheri-Osun, Orisunbare PHC 20,Ejigbo Road,Orisumbare, Shasha,
Egbe Agodo PHC 6,Adeyinka Street, Agodo-Egbe, Bada/Balogun PHC. Bada/Balogun Road, Public Bus-Stop, Ayobo, Ishefun PHC.Camp David Road, Ishefun, Ayobo, Isherin Olofin PHC 1 LASU/ Isheri rd, Isheri Round about. Last Bus Stop Isherin-Osun, Rauf Aregbesola PHC Okunola Road, Mosan- Okunola, Ipinlerere PHC 8,Akinwowo st, opposite Ground Choice Hotel, Alimosho
Alimosho General Hospital,Igando rd, Ikotun, Nigerian NAVY Sickbay 412 road, Block 47 C close, Gowon Estate, Egbeda, Alimosho Nigerian Air Force Medical Centre Shasha Shasha, Orisunbare road, Alimosho
While residents van visit these centers for their Covid-19 tests:Hajj Camp ,Egbeda Vulcanizer Bus stop Egbeda, By Samuel Street.
Bola Ahmed Tinubu( BAT) PHC Aboru Street, Agbado Okeodo LCDA
For registration and book for Vaccination the link below is recommended https://nphcda.vaccination.gov.ng/