CIREBON, – Cirebon Police held a Covid-19 Tracer Training for Bhabinkamtibmas at the PGRI Building, Weru Kidul Village, Weru District, Cirebon Regency, Friday (26/2/2021). The activity was attended by 107 Bhabinkamtibas Polsek in the middle zone of the Cirebon Police.
The Head of Cirebon Police, Kombes Pol M. Syahduddi, said that the training was intended so that Bhabinkamtibmas could help health workers (health workers) in every village or sub-district in tracing the close contact of Covid-19 patients.
The reason is, Bhabinkamtibmas must know the cluster of the spread of the corona virus in their respective target areas. So they receive special training to maximize case tracking.
“This training is also to support the implementation of micro-based Restrictions on Community Activities (PPKM) in Cirebon Regency,” said Syahduddi.
He said, in the training, Bhabinkamtibmas was given a basic understanding of Covid-19. Starting from the cause, symptoms or signs, and how to prevent and control them.
In addition, they were also equipped with tracing methods or close contact tracing of Covid-19 patients, tracing purposes, and recording techniques. Later, Bhabinkamtibmas will be involved as a tracer to assist health workers in each region.
Therefore, if there is rejection of tracing from the community, help from Bhabinkamtibmas is needed. In fact, in addition to maintaining environmental security, Bhabinkamtibmas has also participated in disseminating information to the public regarding preventing the spread of Covid-19.
“This activity is expected to increase the capacity and role of Bhabinkamtibmas during the Covid-19 pandemic like now. Including disseminating safe and lawful Covid-19 vaccination, ”he explained.
Syahduddi advised, Bhabinkamtibmas can understand well the materials presented and implemented in their duties while working in the community. Because, as a Covid-19 tracer, Bhabinkamtibmas must understand its duties as best as possible.
The training was held three times and was attended by Bhabinkamtibmas Polsek in the eastern, middle and western zones of the Cirebon Police. On Thursday (25/2/2021), activities were carried out for the East Zone Police, and the West Zone Police were held on Saturday (27/2/2021).
In the training, the Head of the Cirebon Police Binmas, Kompol Tri Silayanto, SH, delivered material about the role of Bhabinkamtibmas in the PPKM micro-period in the village or sub-district under its guidance, basic knowledge of Covid-19 and guidelines for infection prevention and control.
Meanwhile, Wakasat Binmas Police Cirebon, AKP H. Sanawi, S.IP, explained the material about the basic concepts and implementation of close contact tracing for Covid-19 patients, contact tracing applications, recording and reporting of close contacts. (Pur)