Vice-the prime minister - the minister Oleksandr Turchynov charged the first to the Minister of Health Vasily Knyazevich, the chief health officer Alexander Bilovol, chairmen of the state extraordinary anti-epidemic commissions and the chief state health officers of 7 areas, the Crimea and Sevastopol to strengthen measures of counteraction of a flu epidemic in these regions of the country.
Such order of Turchynov is connected with significant increase in number of patients by flu in Vinnytsia, Volynsk, Zaporozhye, Kirovograd, Nikolaev, Poltava and Cherkassk areas, to the Crimea and Sevastopol.
In particular, Turchynov charged to hold urgently meetings of the state extraordinary anti-epidemic commissions in these regions and to ensure their continuous functioning.
It also charged to provide observance of a necessary temperature mode in hospitals, preschool institutions, schools, student's hostels, the enterprises.
In addition, Turchynov charged to them to provide timely identification of citizens with flu and ORVI symptoms, rendering emergency medical service to them, strict observance of a mask mode, carrying out damp cleaning and airing of rooms, the organization of good nutrition of pupils.