On Saturday 8th May, 2021 – Kitui County Executive Member for Health and Sanitation Dr. Winnie Kitetu has called on Kitui Residents to show up in large numbers for the Covid -19 vaccine.
Dr. Kitetu was speaking during a community outreach programe for Covid- 19 vaccination at Kawongo area of Yatta Kwa Vonza, Kitui Rural Sub county.
The CECM reiterated the importance of people getting the jab noting it was the best measure to curb spread and threat of the deadly disease.
“I must say that I am confident this vaccine is well tested and suitable for fighting the Covid- 19 disease that has claimed many lives in the world” she said.
She further called on area residents to enroll in the new insurance scheme set to be rolled out in June by the County Government of Kitui.
In the 1st phase of the new insurance scheme, Governor Charity Ngilu’s administration has allocated funds to cater for 100,000 vulnerable households where every household will be required to pay 3000 shilings and an additional similar amount to be paid by the county government.