Mental Health Under the Cloud of COVID-19

The current COVID-19 pandemic has exposed Kenyans to state-enforced public health protocols at odds with their daily schedules. These include quarantine, curfew and cessation of movement across specific counties, including Mombasa. Put together, the three answer to isolation and containment. Whereas quarantine separates and restricts movement of people who have potentially been exposed to a contagious disease in order to limit disease spread, curfews require people to remain indoors between specified hours.

County Government of Mombasa’s Emergency Household Relief & Nutrition Support Project.

The COVID-19 pandemic demands deliberate individual and collective responses not only to curb the rate of infections but also in addressing the resultant issues. In response, the County Government of Mombasa has set up an elaborate emergency household relief and nutrition support project.