Mérida hotels take measures against Influenza

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The hotel and commerce sector of Mérida reinforced hygiene measures after the Influenza outbreak, now they have antibacterial gel in sight for the use of employees and customers, in addition to masks and informational print materials that are part of a sanitary campaign to avoid infections in restaurants and hotels of the state capital.

The president of the Mexican Association of Hotels of Yucatan (AMHY), Héctor Navarrete Medina, revealed that hoteliers in Mérida redoubled their efforts to prevent the outbreak from impacting their facilities, in the middle of the summer holiday season.

The business leader said that hotels in the capital of Yucatan, antibacterial gel containers have bee placed in the lobby, restaurants, reception areas, gardens, swimming pools and general access, so visitors and employees can use this product anytime during the day or night.

He stated that people are also given information on prevention measures to deal with the Influenza virus, with official data issued by the Ministry of Health.

“We are working in an organized way to face the problem of the flu, to prevent further infections and avoid that the outbreak gets out of control.”

Navarrete Medina pointed out that hotel’s staff have been instructed not to put their hands on their mouths, noses or eyes, since they are the main ways for viruses to enter the body, therefore the use of antibacterial substances is essential.

He indicated that work will continue in favor of informing visitors about the measures that should be taken to avoid further effects due to the outbreak of Influenza in the Yucatecan capital.

He said that Mexican Association of Hotels in Yucatan (Asociación Mexicana de Hoteles de Yucatán: AMHY) has no reports of visitors affected by Influenza in any of the hotels that belong to the association, neither workers affected by this virus.

Source: SIPSE



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