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COVID – 19: St. Stephen’s Parish donates to Upper Denkyira East Health Directorate

St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, Dunkwa-On-Offin donates to the Upper Denkyira East Municipal Health Directorate. Items donated included; Veronica buckets, bottles of disinfectant, packs of tissue papers, mop and buckets, dust bins and others.

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Presenting the items, Mr. Gabriel Kobina Ashitey advised the health workers to make judicious use of the items. He also advised that some of the items be distributed to the CHPS Compounds and other Health facilities in the municipality to aid their work in the various communities. He concluded that the health workers also take precautionary instructions seriously in the discharge of the duties because no one is immune to the virus. He thank them for their relentless efforts in the fight against this pandemic and prayed that the Lord would through their efforts and our cooperation will end the pandemic in our country.

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Rev Fr Anthony Nana Kwame Boadi, Parochial Vicar on behalf of the Parish Priest, Very Rev. Fr. George Opoku-Danso in absentia, also advised the general public to adhere to the directives of the president; hand washing with soap under running water, practice social distancing, avoid gathering and also stay at home. He also promised that the church will continue to support with prayers for God to heal the nation.

Receiving the items on behalf of the Municipal Health Director, Madam Alberta Nkum, a Municipal Public Health nurse, thanked the Catholic church for their donation towards the fight of COVID-19. She pledged that, they would ensure the items are distributed to serve its intended purpose.

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Rev. Fr. James Yaw Nkum prayed for the workers and blessed the items. Other clerics, Religious Sisters and Church Advisory Board members were present for the presentation.

Source: Desmond Vissah (St. Stephen’s multimedia, Dunkwa-On-Offin).

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