100 epidemic prevention and control patrol teams were organized in Xianning on March 24 to start an activity of half-month patrol in urban areas, which aimed at further raising public awareness of epidemic prevention and control and preventing the epidemic from rebounding.
The patrol teams are composed of relevant units at municipal and district levels, such as public security, procuratorate, court, judicial department, urban management, transport, and market supervision, etc. A total of 100 patrol vehicles and more than 400 law enforcement officers were dispatched, including 160 officers and 40 vehicles from Xian'an District, to go deep into public places, like urban streets, intersections, shopping malls, supermarkets, etc.
Continuously spreading the policies, measures, epidemic knowledge and management requirements of Xianning Municipal epidemic prevention and control headquarters with mobile loudspeakers during patrol along the street to timely persuade and stop the illegal gathering of personnel in squares, shopping malls and streets; publicize, guide and supervise such public service places as shopping malls, supermarkets, enterprises, hotels, etc. to strictly implement the relevant requirements for epidemic prevention and control as well as disinfecting regularly; urge customers and staffs in public service places to wear masks, take body temperature of personnel in and out, register and properly handle personnel who have a fever; in accordance with the rules, educate, punish and deal with people who refuse to obey inspection and management, who gather crowds to make trouble, who gather to play cards or gamble.
They mainly patrol on foot from 8: 00 a.m. to 8: 00 p.m., covering various public service places in Wenquan and Yong’an, including streets and alleys, shopping malls, supermarkets, enterprises, hotels, etc., and striving to build an "anti epidemic firewall" in Xianning. （By Chen Zhiru/Xianning Daily)