| The main priority is that no family suffers from food shortages | As has been done for several weeks, last Friday, April 17, a press conference was held in the plenary hall of the Lorquí City Council to report on the current health crisis of Covid-19 that affects all the population.
The meeting was attended by the mayor of Lorquí, Joaquín Hernández, together with the coordinator of the health center, Encarna Nicolás, the nursing coordinator, Carmen Nicolás, the deputy chief inspector of the Local Police, Eduardo Rodríguez, and Alba Lorca, Team Leader of the Local Civil Protection Association, to inform from their area of ??the different actions that are being carried out. Once again, the exemplary and supportive behavior that exists in the municipality has been highlighted from all areas.
From the health center they state that the results on the reality of COVID-19 in Lorquí remain stable with respect to previous weeks.
Daily follow-up of affected people, contacts and possible positive cases continues in order to keep the situation as controlled as possible.
Remember that despite the fact that many citizens have returned to their jobs, extreme precautions must be taken because the alarm situation is still in force, so if there is any doubt about possible symptoms, do not hesitate to consult the health center to rule out possible affected.
In addition, they recommended that older people avoid falling into a sedentary routine and perform,as far as possible, activities that involve some type of mobility.
In addition, they highlighted the possibility of making an telematic appointment so that from the health center they contacted the patient avoiding unnecessary trips. Eduardo Rodríguez, deputy chief inspector of the Local Police, reported that surveillance in patios and common areas of buildings will be reinforced, remembering that we must maintain precautionary measures and follow the recommendations imposed by the State of Alarm.
Thus, the Local Police has carried out in the last 10 days a total of 45 control points where around 700 people have been controlled and a total of 15 complaints have been initiated. Likewise, the aid and service tasks carried out by the Local Civil Protection Association are those closest to vulnerable and even affected people.
Every day they help more than 10 families so that they can remain confined and not put their own lives and those of others at risk.
The interventions they provide range from delivering food from Cáritas to people in need and making purchases in supermarkets or pharmacies to people who need it from the phone number 651 386 154, which is at the service of citizens.
During the last two weeks, a total of 258 interventions have been carried out, of which 60 were telematic, 114 were actions to distribute food, 50 were interventions in the distribution of homework and school supplies, 24 procedures in pharmacies and 3 procedures in the health center.They have also received 7 anonymous material donations.
In conclusion, a total of 406 actions have been carried out by this group since the State of Alarm was decreed. From the Lorquí City Council, the main priority is that no family suffers from food shortages.
Last week a second batch of products was received from the food bank with a total of two food pallets.
Thus, the mayor of the municipality, Joaquín Hernández, had a video call with the president of the CARM, Fernando López Miras, and the rest of the mayors of the Region where it was reported that they are going to proceed with the payment of the school dining scholarships.
The Lorquí City Council, since the state of alarm was decreed, has taken various measures to try to alleviate the effects that are deriving from this crisis, "in the Lorquí City Council, the renewal and application of measures will be adapted to the current situation of the crisis that we are living "declared Joaquín Hernández. The Local Development Department has created a unique information section with relevant documents on this crisis focused on companies, the self-employed, the unemployed and commerce, in addition to having the Royal Decrees approved during the State of alarm.
The 'Don't queue' initiative has also been created, where in these moments of sanitary emergency, the businesses of the municipality and the City Council have come together to make our essential purchases more agile and safe "The aim of all measures is to try to reduce the curve as much as possible to get out of this situation, "says Hernández.
On the other hand, payments of all taxes have been suspended until June 30, including the ford, cemetery and vehicle tax.The collection of the fee for the occupation of public roads with market stalls and tables and chairs for premises is suspended until the end of the year and the deadlines for the procedure of traffic fines are suspended, as well as the collection of school fees children and school sports.
Among all the measures, the forecast of some bases that will be drawn up to grant direct aid to those businesses that have been affected stands out. Finally, the services department carries out actions to disinfect streets and public facilities, a task that is already being carried out and which, in addition to including all the parks and streets of the municipality, also carries out actions in all municipal buildings.
The last action was carried out last Thursday thanks to the materials provided by the Government Delegation to proceed with the disinfection and cleaning of the entire municipal area.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorquí