Awareness campaign to emphasize adherence to COVID-19 precautions in EP launched

An awareness campaign was launched on Thursday in Eastern Province; to urge the community to keep following precautionary measures against COVID-19 even after taking the vaccine.

The campaign comes under the directions of Prince Saud Bin Naif; governor of the Eastern Province; and Prince Ahmed Bin Fahd Bin Salman; deputy governor of the Eastern Province.

The campaign; titled “Do Not Slack Off”; has been launched with the participation of several official authorities; led by General Directorate of Health Affairs in Eastern Province and Municipality of Eastern Province.

The drive will last for a month and aims to urge community members to not slack off in taking precautionary measures against COVID-19; and raise awareness about the risk of infection; as well as the necessity of taking the vaccine.

The campaign urges community members; even those have taken the vaccine; to keep adhering to precautions in order to protect unvaccinated and reduce spread of the virus and cases to a minimum in Saudi Arabia.

The campaign has various programs including short videos on which officials in Eastern Province participate by sending awareness messages to community.

The officials also issue a set of instructions and advice on the need to continue to adhere to the preventive instructions set by the Ministry of Health such as; but not limited to; wearing masks and social distancing.

It also includes a number of awareness messages and videos presented in several languages to raise awareness among non-Arabic speaking communities.

This is in addition to spreading awareness messages on social media channels; electronic screens and billboards in several sites; main roads; highways and main malls in the Eastern Province.