Encouraging People to Be Aware of Health Protocols, Brantas Abipraya Again Distributes Free Masks

22 October 2020

Jakarta, 22 October 2020 - Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is still there, Jakarta is currently in a transition period of Large-Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB). The Governor of Jakarta, Anies Baswedan previously said that the awareness and compliance of the people of Jakarta in wearing masks is still low, so this has motivated PT Brantas Abipraya (Persero) to return to social action to distribute free masks and educate the public on health protocols at several points. location to fight this plague.

"After last September the distribution of masks was carried out to the community around the Wae Kelambu Multipurpose Terminal Project in Labuan Bajo, now we are back to sharing free masks to the community at Cibubur Market, East Jakarta, Depok Hospital Project, Puskesmas and Kebon Pala Village," said I. Rudi Pudianto as Manager of the Partnership and Community Development Program (PKBL) of PT Brantas Abipraya (Persero).

With a total of 700 masks, Rudi added special assistance to the Kebon Pala Puskesmas, Brantas Abipraya distributed Personal Protective Equipment or PPE in the form of hazmat suits and face shields. Meanwhile, in Kebon Pala Village, in addition to the masks, the construction BUMN company also delivered 80 liters of disinfectant liquid and 25 liters of hand sanitizer. Adding to its commitment as one of the state-owned construction companies that is present for the country by always playing an active role in eradicating COVID-19, not only sharing masks, the Brantas Abipraya team also provides education on health protocols to passing communities.

Rudi said, when visiting Cibubur Market, there were already many traders wearing masks, but the Brantas Abipraya team still conveyed education on the correct use of masks, namely covering the nose and mouth and the use of masks that must be replaced every 4 hours and washed with detergent. This education is considered very important because the community plays a role in the front line to break the chain of the spread of COVID-19, while medical personnel are the last bastion. So that people must always apply health protocols apart from using masks according to the correct rules, they must also maintain endurance, clean the environment, wash their hands diligently, always use masks correctly, and avoid crowding.

Rudi hopes that what Brantas Abipraya has done can have an impact on the community, especially around Cibubur Market, to increase discipline in complying with health protocols. "Participation, commitment, especially public awareness is needed so that this pandemic will end soon so that activities and all sectors of life can return to normal," concluded Rudi.