Volunteers with bicycles also support the We Are Solidarity. Bicycle volunteers meet the shopping needs of citizens over the age of 65 who cannot leave the house upon requests to the Bisi-Support call center.
Within the scope of combating the coronavirus outbreak, volunteers with bicycles also support the solidarity campaign "We Are We", which was launched with the call of Izmir Metropolitan Mayor Tunç Soyer. Volunteers with bicycles 0850 595 0 232 Bisi-Support calls to the citizens who cannot leave their homes, such as markets and pharmacies, upon their request, by taking all kinds of precautions.
60 bicycle volunteers work on the field under the coordination of Bicycle Transport Development Platform (BUGEP), Bicycle Transport Association (BİSUDER) and BisiKoop - Cyclists Cooperative.
All kinds of precautions are taken
BUGEP member Mustafa Karakuş said that there is an emergency medicine specialist who advises the volunteer team and that the team took measures against the risk of coronavirus transmission and transmission during shopping and while delivering the products they received. Karakuş continued as follows: “The volunteer on the bike speaks two meters behind the door of the house he visits. He uses a mask, gloves and disinfectant. It records the requests of the person on the video and gets approval. He uses small disinfectant bags during the money exchange. After shopping at the market, he closes the products in a locked disinfectant bag and closes them. When she comes back home, she leaves the bag with products in front of the door and waits behind. He also leaves the top of the money in a bag within a certain distance from the citizen. ”
The phone number of 444 40 35 of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality Nurse Communication Center (HIM) also serves to shop for the citizens of Izmir aged 65 and over on their behalf.