An awareness program on Corona Virus (Covid 19) was held on 13-4-2020 for NSS Volunteers of Milagres College, Kallianpur and Govt First grade college, Kaup at 2:30 Pm through Online Zoom App. As the president of the program we had with us Dr Vincent Alva, Principal Milagres College Kallianpur. On his remarks he addressed the gathering and asked the volunteers to give their help to the government in whichever way Possible. As the guest of Honour we had with us Dr Nagarathna KA, NSS Coordinator, Mangalore University and Dr Poornima Jogi, NSS Implementation Officer, on their remarks they advised the Volunteers to know the effects of this Virus and obey the rules and regulations given by the Government to overcome this Critical period which the country is facing. As the Resource person we had with us Dr Nisha Rebello, General Duty Medical Officer Phc Kirimanjeshwara, Byndoor Taluk, She suggested the volunteers to wash their hands regularly with soap and water or alcohol based hand rub, to cover the Nose and mouth with disposable tissue or flexed elbow or masks when there is cough or Sneeze, she also recommended to avoid close contact ( 1meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell, and to stay at home and self-isolated from and also asked not to touch the Eyes, nose or mouth without washing them. She also gave the information about how initially people are treated and what are the symptoms of Corona Virus, and explained why there is 14-28 days of Quarantine for the people who landed from abroad and about the usage of masks. Along with this NSS volunteers cleared their doubts by asking questions.
Mrs Vidya D, Nodal Officer Udupi district and NSS Program officer Govt. first grade college Kaup welcomed the Gathering. Mrs Anupama Jogi, NSS Program Officer, Milagres college Kallianpur Compered the program and presented the vote of thanks, Mr Melroy D Almeida NSS Program Officer, Milagres college Kallianpur was present on this occasion. More than 150 NSS Volunteers were present on this occasion.