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Triage tents reinforce patient screening

When visiting health centres, patients can now find erected at several entrances huge white tents. These white tents house a new screening system that will facilitate triage during the pandemic of COVID-19.

Health workers done protective equipment such as gloves and masks and conduct appropriate assessment of everyone coming to the health centres before they are referred to a physician or continue on to other services.

Upon greeting, patients are asked a series of questions. Depending on their answers, patients are assisted onto the next steps of their visit to the health centre.

Patients are asked to be courteous and patient upon arrival as it may take some time to enter the facility and access the services.