Health emergency caused by the Covid -19, It has increased the use of gloves, tapabocas, containers and bottles antibacterial alcohol.
Bajo el lema #AlaCanecayNoAlaCalle la Corporación Autónoma Regional de La Guajira hace un llamado a la ciudadanía para que realice una adecuada disposición de residuos como guantes, tapabocas, Antibacterial containers, flasks alcohol, inter alia.
This, due to the health emergency caused by the Covid 19, which it has increased the demand for these items, and whereby the environmental authority requests that are not thrown into the streets, andenes, rainwater channels, They are ending in water sources such as rivers and streams, causing pollution.
Normally this type of waste is generated in hospitals, clinics, health centers and veterinary, which handle a specific protocol for handling, collection and disposal. However, as a result of the health emergency, these elements are being used recurrently by citizens; It is therefore very important to be responsible for health care and the environment.
It is worth noting that this campaign is aimed at the general public, as the entities providing health services and clinics, clinics, hospitals, health centers, veterinary, among others must continue to comply with established regulations for medical waste handling / or dangerous.
In addition, the Corporation continues to provide institutional service offering non-contact manner, acudiendo a herramientas tecnológicas a través de correo electrónico, teléfono, videoconferences, inter alia, in order to address concerns, questions and requests from communities within their jurisdiction. From home, officials continue their efforts to deliver for the environment and your region. Corpoguajira continues to make a call to continue implementing self-care measures to minimize the spread of the virus.