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Women's Voluntary Defence Organization (Naiskodukaitse) helps with coronavirus monitoring duties

Members of Estonian Defence League and Women's Voluntary Defence Organization began assisting with thermal monitoring and awareness-raising activities in Tallinn and Tartu on Friday.
The volunteers are assisting after a request by the Estonian Health Board.
Volunteers of Women's Voluntary Defence Organization are supporting the Health Board's efforts at the Port of Tallinn at passenger terminals A and D and at Tallinn Airport. Members of both Women's Voluntary Defence Organization and Defence League are doing the same at Tartu Bus Station.
The two organizations have only summoned healthy members without chronic diseases to perform the said tasks. The volunteers will be obligated to wear personal protection equipment provided by the Police and Border Guard Board or the Health Board and adhere to hygiene requirements. Junior members of the organizations will be excluded from the initiative.
Involving volunteers in preventing the spread of communicable diseases helps significantly reduce the burden of health care professionals and also creates greater cohesion in our society, thereby contributing to public health, leader of Women's Voluntary Defence Organization Airi Tooming said.