| The Councilor for Education and Nursery Schools, Belén López, has visited CEIP San Andrés where she has presented a video to raise awareness among schoolchildren about compliance with basic security measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus | The Councilor for Education and Nursery Schools, Belén López, has visited the CEIP of San Andrés on the occasion of the start of the 2020/2021 school year, which today begins, in a staggered manner, for more than 28,000 students of Infant and Primary of the municipality of Murcia.“We are starting a very special stage for everyone and at the same time a challenge for Education professionals, who are working with great commitment so that this return to school is completely normal.
We make our resources available to the educational community for the benefit of our pupils and students, thus contributing to the maintenance of safe spaces for learning ”, highlighted the mayor.During the visit to this center of the Murcian neighborhood, which has a total of 110 students, a video produced by the City Council has been presented to educate the little ones about compliance with basic safety regulations to prevent the spread of Covid- 19.
Thus, the audiovisual montage reminds the little ones of the importance of washing their hands frequently with soap and water or hydroalcoholic gels, disinfecting books, pencils and other material, keeping a safe distance and the use of a mask.
Additional cleaning service in schoolsThe City Council is in charge of the maintenance and conservation of the 116 public centers in the municipality of Murcia.
Among the actions, there is the cleaning service in which it invests more than 5.6 million euros a year for an area of ??more than 4,000,000 square meters.The works are daily, from Monday to Friday, but, in addition, additional sanitation actions are included during holiday periods, such as Christmas, Easter and summer.Thus, apart from the daily work, the consistory, through the Department of Education and Nursery Schools, has reinforced this service by making two more hours a day available to schools during school hours for special work due to Covid -19.“In total, it is about 232 hours a day, two per center, to cover the hygiene needs of this course.
This device represents an investment of 250,000 euros for the council, apart from the funds from the central government to face the pandemic ", said Belén López, who explains that" it will be the management teams themselves who will decide the schedule and distribution of this service depending on the characteristics of each installation ”.This additional cleaning and disinfection reinforcement will be specially designed for those most vulnerable surfaces or those with greater daily contact, such as doorknobs, railings, chairs, light switches, wastebaskets, cabinets, tables, counters, computer equipment, toiletries.
, etc.Cleaning of access to educational centersIn addition to these works, the City Council has intensified the cleaning and disinfection of the entrances and surroundings of the schools.
To do this, special work has been carried out with hydro-cleaning equipment with a capacity of up to 400 liters of water and the use of diluted sodium hypochlorite applied by pole to optimize the result.Permanent service during alarm stateThe person in charge of Education and Nursery Schools recalls that the cleaning and disinfection of the educational centers of the municipality have not stopped throughout the year.
Thus, according to the mayor, “since the declaration of the state of alarm, the service continued with the sole purpose that these facilities were ready and in perfect condition for the return to the classrooms of our students.
This was done at Easter, it was done during the summer and prior to the start of the year ”.Specifically, the actions have focused on the ventilation of spaces and deep cleaning of all surfaces that were in direct contact with people, with soap and water or detergents.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Murcia