Author: D.F Isaiah (Commander).
The Aowin Municipality has commenced vaccination of qualified persons in the first phase of the COVID-19 Vaccination Exercise currently underway across the country.
The vaccination exercise, which began Monday, March 29, 2021, in the Municipality, is expected to take care of health workers, frontline security personnel, persons with underlying conditions, persons 60 years and above, and frontline members of the Executive and Judiciary taking turns to be vaccinated.
The Municipal Chief Executive for Aowin, Hon Samuel Adu Gyamfi, the Municipal Health Director, Mrs Rita Owusu and Dr Emmanuel Kumson yesterday launched the campaign and set off its deployment plan for the vaccines.
Addressing the participants at the ceremony, Aowin Municipal Health Director, Mrs Rita Owusu, said the public must get immunized against the COVID-19 virus that has been an issue since 2020.
According to her, they believe that the health of the people is their concern and “for us to able to take good care of our people, we need to take good care of ourselves as well”.
She encouraged people to take the vaccine as it was safe and would protect them against the impact of COVID-19.
On his part, the Municipal Chief Executive for Aowin, Hon Samuel Adu Gyamfi, thanked President Nana Akufo Addo for the vaccination exercise and urged the general public to part take for their safety.
He lavished praises on all health workers in the Municipality for putting their lives on the line as they fight against the deadly coronavirus disease.
The Resident doctor of the Enchi Government Hospital, Dr Emmanuel Kumson, assured the health workers of their safety and advised them to get vaccinated to protect themselves as per their work demands.
Hon Samuel Adu Gyamfi, MCE of Aowin Municipality, Dr Emmanuel Kumson, workers of Municipal Health Directorate, Management Members of Enchi Government Hospital, the COVID interim management, and Municipal Health Management Team took their first jabs, called on the residents who are qualified, to be vaccinated as it was safe and the surest way of getting immunity to the virus.