The Anambra state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Vincent Okpala has cautioned residents of the state to be weary of water borne diseases as the rainy season sets in.
Dr. Okpala who stated this in Awka urged Ndi Anambra and residents of the State to imbibe the habit of cleanliness to avoid and prevent water borne diseases.
The Health Commissioner equally appealed to residents of the state to always keep COVID-19 preventive protocols, as the dreaded disease has not been defeated.
Dr. Okpala cautioned Ndi Anambra to ensure that they drink and cook with only hygienic water to be safe from water borne disease, as well as ensure that they do not contract the disease by keeping their environment clean.
The Commissioner of Health assured that his ministry will do all within his power to safeguard residents of the state from all forms of diseases, by adequate and proper sensitization and awareness campaign.