All the beaches are closed by decree due to the emergency, given this, the Lifeguard staff keeps informing tourists about the restriction of staying on the beaches.
The crossroads located on the beaches carefully apply all the established protocols for regular handwashing, the use of gel alcohol, the disinfection of the equipment and the corresponding distance.
The actions carried out by the lifeguards have been at the request of the local emergency committees in each area, actively collaborating between the Tourist Police and the Coast Guard.
“It is important for the population to become aware of this disease, and to be aware of the sanitary restrictions established by the Ministry of Health, which are intended to reduce the transmission of this disease, so we call on the population to let him stay home especially during this Easter ”Batres concluded vehemently.
The Costa Rican Red Cross and the Costa Rican Tourism Institute signed an agreement in April 2019 in order to improve the response and attention capacity of incidents at sea that involve bathers. The beaches included in the framework of this agreement are: Manuel Antonio, Parque Marino Ballena and Cocles-Manzanillo. Added to the above is the work of volunteer lifeguards in Jacó, Tamarindo, Playa Bonita.