The County Government of Nakuru has identified and equipped about 80 institutions to be used as Covid-19 isolation centres in case there are multiple infections in the county. Most of those selected are secondary schools across the 11 Sub-counties in Nakuru. This comes even as the Kenya Union of Post primary Education Teachers, KUPPET, raised concern over the use of schools as Covid-19 isolation centres. Molo Sub County has the largest number of facilities at 13.
The number of Covid-19 patients continues to increase in the country even as the government puts up a spirited fight against the deadly disease.
The list below shows the selected facilities; including the available bed capacities:
NAKURU COUNTY COVID-19 ISOLATION FACILITIES PER SUB COUNTY
|NAME OF CENTRE||CAPACITY||NAME OF HEAD OF CENTRE||REMARKS|
|1.||NAKURU||GILGIL||GILGIL||Gilgil Sub-County Hospital||50||Dr. Kuria||Government Hospital|
|2.||St. Mary’s Hospital||40||Sr. Malilda||Catholic Hospital|
|3.||St. Joseph Hospital||40||Dr. Seth Manera||Catholic Hospital|
|4.||Utumishi Academy||500||Principal Mr. Maina||Public School|
|5.||Koelel High School||500||Principal Mr. Obenge||Public School|
|6.||NYS College||12,000||Commandant -Ruth Mbuvi||Government College|
|7.||Jomo Kenyatta Barracks||5,000||Brigadier
|Ngecho Sec. Sch.||200||Principal Mr Mburu||Public School|
|9.||ELEMENTAITA||Kahuho High Sch.||200||Principal
|10.||Mitimingi Sec. Sch.||150||Principal Mr. Manyara
NAKURU NORTH SUB COUNTY
|s/no||Sub-county||Division/Ward||Name of the centre||Capacity||Name –head of the centre||Remarks|
|1||Nakuru North||Bahati||Jomo Kenyatta Boys||1500||Philiph Waweru||Power& water available|
|2||Kiamaina||Heroes sec||580||Ikumba||Power& water available|
|3||Dundori||Dundori sec||300||Lawrence T. Hungi||Power& water available|
SUBUKIA SUB COUNTY
|S/No.||County||Sub County||Division||Name of Centre||Capacity||Name of Head of Center||Remarks|
|1.||Nakuru||Subukia||Subukia||Subukia Level 4||7||Dorcas W. Ndegwa|
|2.||Nakuru||Subukia||Kabazi||Kabazi Level 4||4||Jackson Kiprotich|
|3.||Nakuru||Subukia||Subukia||Maryland Secondary School||120||David Kiprotich Kemei|
|4.||Nakuru||Subukia||Subukia||Wei Secondary School||145||Micah Chebet kipkemoi|
|5.||Nakuru||Subukia||Kabazi||Forest Hill Secondary School||130||George Munyari|
RONGAI SUB COUNTY
|NAME OF CENTRE||CAPACITY||NAME HEAD OF CENTRE||REMARKS|
|NAKURU||RONGAI||SOIN||MOROP GIRLS SEC. SCHOOL||600||SUSAN WACHIRA||ENOUGH WATER AND COMPOUND|
|NAKURU||RONGAI||VISOI||MAMA NGINA SEC.||600||TOMOTHY NDIRANGU||BOREHOLE WATER|
|NAKURU||RONGAI||MOSOP||RVIST||100||DAN MUTAI||BOREHOLE WATER|
|NAKURU||RONGAI||MOSOP||KIROBON GIRLS||300||HILDA MURIUKI||BOREHOLE PRESENT|
|NAKURU||RONGAI||MOSOP||KIROBON BOYS||300||JARED NANDI||BOREHOLE WATER|
|NAKURU||RONGAI||SOLAI||SOLAI BOYS SEC.||300||KIMANI MWAMBI||BOREHOLE WATER|
|NAKURU||RONGAI||SOLAI||LAKE SOLAI SEC.||100||JACOB ODERA||BOREHOLE WATER|
NJORO SUB COUNTY
|S/No.||County||Sub-County||Division||Name of center||Capacity||Name of head of center||Remarks|
|1.||Nakuru||Njoro||Njoro||Egerton University||3000||Vice Chancellor
|Public boarding school|
|2.||Nakuru||Njoro||Njoro||Njoro Boys High School||1200||Eustace Muthui||Public boarding school|
|3.||Nakuru||Njoro||Njoro||Njoro Girls High School||900||Judith Gathua||Public boarding school|
|4.||Nakuru||Njoro||Kihingo||Larmudiac High School||1000||James Mwangi Wanjohi||Public boarding school|
|5.||Nakuru||Njoro||Mauche||Taita Mauche Sec School||300||Emmanuel Makoha||Public boarding school|
|6.||Nakuru||Njoro||Mauche||Teret High School||300||Kamunge||Public boarding school|
|7.||Nakuru||Njoro||Lare||Lare Group of Schools||200||Partrick Kamau||Private primary boarding school|
|8.||Nakuru||Njoro||Lare||Mother of Mercy||250||Njora||Private Secondary Boarding School|
|9.||Nakuru||Njoro||Mau-Narok||Lekos Primary School||300||Peter Kipkemoi||Private Primary boarding school|
KURESOI SOUTH SUB COUNTY
|COUNTY||SUB-COUNTY||DIVISION /WARD||NAME OF CENTRE||CAPACITY||NAME HEAD OF CENTRE||REMARKS|
|NAKURU||KURESOI SOUTH||KERINGET||SIWOT GIRLS SECONDARY SCHOOL||250 BEDS||MRS.LUCY RUGENDO||PUBLIC|
|ST JOSEPH KIRANDICH SECONDARY SCHOOL||200 BEDS||MR.JOSEPH NYOLEI||PRIVATE|
|TINET WARD||KABONGOI GIRLS SECONDARY SCHOOLS||300 BEDS||MRS.KOECH||PUBLIC|
|ST PAUL BORON SECONDARY SCHOOL||150 BEDS||MR.MUNGA||PRIVATE|
|KIPTAGICH WARD||CHEPTUECH HIGH SCHOOL||100 BEDS||MR.HARISSON KARUGU||PUBLIC|
|AMALO WARD||OLENGURUONE SECONDARY SCHOOL||350 BEDS||MR.KENNETH KAORA||PUBLIC|
|OLENGURUONE DEB BORDING SECONDAY SCHOOL||350 BEDS||MR. DANIEL MUTAI||PUBLIC|
NAKURU EAST SUB COUNTY
|NAME OF CENTRE||
|NAME-HEAD OF CENTRE||
|NAKURU||NAKURU EAST||Flamingo Ward||Carol Academy||300 beds||Mrs. Muigai|
|Kivumbini Ward||No boarding school||–||–||–|
|Biashara Ward||Menegai High School|
|Biashara Ward||St. Marys Girls Primary School||Mrs. Macharia|
|Menengai Ward||Nakuru High School||1000 beds||Principal||Public School|
|Menengai Ward||Shinners Girls High School||1000 beds||Director||Private school. The sub-location does not have a public facility|
|Menengai Ward||Kenya Industrial Training Institute (KITI)||400 beds||Director||Public Facility|
|Eburu Ward||Shinners Boys High School||300||Director||Private School, the sub- location does not have a public facility.|
|Nakuru East||Maria Veronica Secondary School||100||Headmistress||Public School|
NAKURU WEST SUB COUNTY
|WARD/DIVISION||NAME OF THE
|CAPACITY||NAME – HEAD
OF THE CENTRE
b) Crater View
c) Hill Special School
d) Moi Secondary School
|Kapkures||a) Kige PCEA Jitegemee School||400||Sammy Kige||Private school
NAIVASHA SUB COUNTY
|SUB COUNTY||WARD/ DIVISION||NAME OF CENTER||CAPACITY||NAME-HEAD OF CENTER||REMARKS|
|NAIVASHA||MAAI MAHIU||KIAMBOGO HIGH SCHOOL||400 BEDS||MR.DANIEL ROTICH||· -Kitchen has 3 staffs
· -Has running water which comes from Sisioni well but is not reliable
· -School has five water storage tanks .2 tanks of 10,000L capacity, 2 tanks of 8,000L capacity and 1 tank for 20,000L. They are all used for harvesting rain water.
· -School has 3 dormitories.
· -Has 15 toilets
· -Has 25 bathrooms
· -School is approximately 20km from Maimahiu town
|MAAI MAHIU BOYS HIGH SCHOOL||500 BEDS||MR GEORGE GITAU MBUGUA||· -Kitchen has 8 staffs
· -Has running water.
· -Source of water is borehole. Its fresh water
· -School has two tanks of 20,000 liters each, for harvesting rain water.
· -School has 5 dormitories.
· -Has 15 toilets
· -Has 14 bathrooms
· -School is approximately 4km from Maimahiu town
|MAAI MAHIU GIRLS SECONDARY SCHOOL||300BEDS||MADAM GRACE WA TUKU||· -Kitchen has 4 staffs
· -Has running water.
· -Source of water is borehole. Water is salty
· -School has three 10,000 liter tanks for harvesting rain water. Currently they are empty
· -School has 3 dormitories.
· -Has 30 toilets
· -Has 36 bathrooms
· -School is approximately 4 km from Maimahiu town
|NAIVASHA CENTRAL||NAIVASHA GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL||400 BEDS||MADAM CATHERINE WANDETTO||· Kitchen has 8 staff
· There is running water from a school owned borehole. There are also storage tanks.
· School has both pit latrines and WCs
· There is adequate bathrooms
|NAIVASHA BOYS BOARDING PRIMARY SCHOOL||300-350 BEDS||MR. KARIUKI (HEAD TEACHER)
MR. GILBERT (DEPUTY HEAD TEACHER)
|· Kitchen has 10 staff
· The school has running water from a borehole.
· There are storage tanks holding upto 10,000 litres of water
· The school has about 84 water points
· There are 54 toilets, 16 latrines and 17 urinals.
· There are 17 bathrooms.
|HIGH PEAK JUNIOR ACADEMY||350-400 BEDS||MR. MWANGI||· The school has a borehole with storage tanks with a capacity of holding upto 30,000 litres of water.
· The water is treated.
· There are 20 pit latrines and about 20 toilets
· There are around 20 bathrooms.
· There are around 15 staff, both cleaning and kitchen staff.
|KONGONI||REV. KITHIRWA AIC SECONDARY SCHOOL||22 BEDS||ANNE WANGOMBE||· Has running water
· Has sufficient toilets and bathrooms
· Well equipped kitchen.
MOLO SUB COUNTY
|COUNTY||SUB COUNTY||WARD/DIVISION||NAME OF CENTRE||CAPACITY||NAME-HEAD OF CENTRE||REMARKS|
|Nakuru||Molo||Molo Central||– Mary Mount Secondary School||246||Perpetual Chelimo|
|– Mount St. Mary’s girls Primary||300||Pauline Mbaye|
|– Molo Academy Boys Secondary school||200||Paul Gachoka|
|Turi||– Michinda Primary School||90||Hudson Waithaka|
|– Michinda Secondary School||150||Solomon Mengere|
|– St. Peters Girls Primary||120||Sister Gathoni|
|– P.C.E.A Kambala Girls Secondary School||200||Jane Nyathira|
|Elburgon||– Elburgon Secondary School||95||Karori Joseph Mwendia|
|– Elburgon Baptist Secondary School||30||Joseph Maina|
|– St. Clare Secondary School||120||Sister Mukami|
|– St. Clare Primary School||70||Sister Catherine|
|Sachangwan||– Rift Valley Adventist Secondary School||70||Elizabeth Thoya|
|– Molo Academy PrimarySchool||300||Mary Otwoli|
|S/NO||SUB-COUNTY||DIVISION/WARD||NAME OF THE CENTRE||CAPACITY||NAME –HEAD OF THE CENTRE||REMARKS|
|KURESOI NORTH||MAU SUMMIT SECONDARY||75|
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