Residents in Homa Bay county are being urged to seek prompt medical assistance if they have watery, diarrhea, or vomiting as a result of a cholera epidemic alert that has been issued.
The representative for public health and medical services on the county executive committee According to Roseline Omollo, five members of the same family have already received treatment and been released after being diagnosed with cholera.
She stated that the Marindi Sub County Hospital, one of our healthcare facilities, received the initial report on the fifth of this month.
Omollo added that three people who were infected with the bacterial sickness are now being treated at the county referral hospital.
She stated, "The origin has been located in Achungo village in Hosub-county county.
She claimed that the county government had acted quickly to control people who would be showing up for assistance and to isolate the sufferers.
The executive committee member declared on Monday that her department has started a series of mitigation steps aimed at limiting and eradicating the sickness in a circular sent to all the county's medical facilities.
All of the sub countiesies' outbreak management teams, according to her, have been activated and are prepared to handle any instances.
Additionally, she said, "We have activated follow-up of cases up to the household and made sure the proper containment measures are in place.
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