On March 22-23, 2016 on the occasion of the World Water Day, we organized - together with our Roma Health Mediators - sampling of water from wells of our clients. We brought it for analysis to the local Regional Public Health Offices (in Humenné, Vranov, Michalovce). In Michalovce, we were joined by the group of health mediators under Eugen Miľo, their coordinator.
During the second week of March, the need for health education in schools in Eastern Slovakia emerged again after some time. Coordinator Rudolf Rusňák responded very flexibly to the increased incidence of hepatitis A in the villages Boliarov, Vtáčkovce, Kecerovce and Rankovce. Educational activities and lessons at schools were carried out together with the Roma Health Mediators- Gréta Balogová, David Rybár and Marián Pecha. They focused mainly on raising awareness about importance of hygiene and prevention of hepatitis A.
About 10 o'clock in the morning on Wednesday, March 9, Prešov and Sabinov firefighters were called to a fire in containerized housing units in the settlement of Jarovnice. During the fire two appartments were damaged- one burned down completely and the other is temporarily uninhabitable after the fire. The interference took nine firefighters about two hours. Luckily, there was no one at the site during the fire, so the potential injuries were avoided.