goodmorningpapua.com – A Government of Jayapura City continues to supervise the face-to-face learning process for elementary till high school levels in its area.
A Deputy Mayor of Jayapura, Rustan Saru, revealed that from the results of field supervision, face-to-face learning was in accordance with the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) regarding health protocols and the distribution of student admission hours.
“We all come, we check the facilities and infrastructure, support the prokes, a face-to-face meetings are fulfilled, starting from the hand washing area, temperature measurement, then masks and also the isolation room,” said Rustan, Tuesday, November 2, 2021.
Based on the SOP, continued Rustan, the school will isolate students who have symptoms of cough, flu and fever. Isolation is carried out in a special room prepared by the school.
“If someone starts coughing or has the flu, we ask to be immediately isolated and checked by the Puskesmas and all schools that we have reviewed have carried out SOPs for health,” he said.
Nevertheless, Rustan ensured that he would continue to supervise, so that all schools were not exposed during the Covid-19 pandemic. “We are monitoring and making sure that none of these schools are exposed at this time. We will carry out the president’s instructions,” he explained.
The Jayapura City Government will take quick steps if new cases are found in schools that apply the face-to-face learning. The measure is in the form of temporarily closing schools if there are students or teachers exposed to Covid-19.
“If it is found that there are schools that have been hit, then it is our concern, for temporarily we close it, because the safety of students and teachers is a dependent,” said Rustan.