| The material has been mailed to the homes of the elderly, accompanied with information on their use and conservation | Given the de-escalation process recently started, the Molina de Segura City Council, through the departments of Sport and Health and Social Welfare, has begun the distribution of 10,000 sets of hygienic and reusable masks among the population over 65 years of age, according to informed, today Wednesday May 13, the Mayor of the town, Esther Clavero Mira.The material has been delivered to Correos for subsequent shipment to the homes of older people.
The event, which took place at the Las Balsas Center, was attended by the First Deputy Mayor and Councilor for Social Welfare, Ángel Navarro García, the Councilor for Sport and Health, Miguel Ángel Cantero García, and the distribution chief of the Post Office in Molina de Segura, Daniel Pérez.The Mayor explained that "it is a social and solidarity action in which groups and companies participate, among which we want to thank Mascarillas Solidarias Región de Murcia, a voluntary group of people with knowledge of sewing, who have come together to make these masks ", Clavero has also had a few words of" thanks to Fama Sofás, who donated the material, to the company Eversia and to the Post Office, for their solidarity support in a substantial part of this massive shipment ".In short, it is a "public initiative of collaboration with the business and social fabric, in which public, private and solidarity go hand in hand," says Esther Clavero.The effectiveness of these masks to avoid greater risks will depend to a great extent on the correct use that older people make of them on their outings to the street, so they must follow recommendations that the Ministry of Health makes in this regard.
Before using it for the first time, and during its use, it is necessary to remember:Wash and disinfect the masks with normal detergent and water at a temperature between 60 ° - 90 ° (normal washing machine cycle).Immerse the masks in a 1:50 bleach dilution with warm water for 30 minutes.
Then wash with soap and water and rinse well to remove any remaining bleach.
Finally let dry.The Mayor recalled that the general isolation measures to prevent infections are still in force, especially among the group of older people.
So I ask you to maximize the safety distance of 2 meters between people, and to do frequent and thorough hand washing."I am convinced that we will soon overcome this situation and the hard days we are living will give way to better times in which a new normality will come to guarantee us a safer future.
This virus cannot and will not with the wishes of an entire society to continue advancing Clavero concludes.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Molina de Segura