Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government is using the ‘COVID Alert Announcement’ tool of social media giant Facebook to share COVID-19 related information with the people.
This has been informed by the Electronics and Information Technology Department on Sunday.
“Govt of Odisha is using the Covid Alert announcement tool of Facebook to communicate important COVID19 information to citizens through the FB page of Health Department”, the E&IT Department tweeted.
Govt of Odisha is using the #CovidAlert announcement tool of @Facebook to communicate important #COVID19 information to citizens through the FB page of @HFWOdisha – https://t.co/tYqNCQ07tT@CMO_Odisha @IPR_Odisha @SRC_Odisha pic.twitter.com/G8hw9BBFln
— E&IT Department Odisha (@EIT_Odisha) May 23, 2021
Facebook said that its COVID-19 Announcement tool will give health departments the ability to push out timely, credible COVID-19 and vaccine information to people in their local communities/ state jurisdictions.
States will be able to issue these alerts statewide or to specific cities within their state, it added.