Covid-19 marshals set to be deployed across Milton Keynes
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Milton Keynes Council (MKC) has secured more than £134,000 of government funding which it is distributing to parish and town councils identified as having areas of high footfall.
Council leader Pete Marland said: “The response of parish and town councils, partners and grassroots organisations across MK has been crucial in our efforts to control the spread of virus, and we’re incredibly grateful for everyone’s efforts so far.
“It’s vital that we do everything we can to remind local people of the small steps we can all make to stop Covid-19 spreading. We know there’s a temptation that the vaccine means we can stop following the rules, but now more than ever we need to play our part.”
Milton Keynes’ Covid-19 marshals will provide visible reassurance and share the latest advice and guidance to prevent the spread of the virus, MKC said.
MKC’s funding will also be used to install hand sanitising stations and distribute face masks.
MK’s Covid-19 marshals will be deployed across Milton Keynes throughout the festive season and into the new year.