Sinaloa Ministry of Health receives a thousand calls a day for covid medical attention


Sinaloa. – After the third wave of Covid-19 began in Sinaloa, the Ministry of Health has streamlined the system to diagnose the virus in the entire population, making the telephone line available to avoid saturation of hospitals, in which daily about a thousand people call.

Cristhian Aldo Muñoz Madrid, director of Prevention and Health Promotion, announced that the strategies of the well-known Covid line have improved, for which they have obtained a total of 112 thousand medical attention, having about a thousand daily calls from the citizenship, for the care and early detection of the coronavirus.

“Dr. Efrén Encinas has not given up reporting that the population does not relax despite the fact that we have a high percentage of more than half of the vaccinated population, it was important not to relax, unfortunately, this third wave is coming, it grabs us a bit more prepared, a more complete state with the issue of the call center, with the hospitals and with all the people who have been working since the beginning of the pandemic with the complex issue of Covid-19, “he said.

Muñoz Madrid reiterated that, in case of presenting symptoms of the disease, citizens can contact a call center so that they are attended by health personnel and receive orientation and timely attention; Culiacán 667 713 0063, Mazatlán 669 910 1839, Guasave 687 721 0659, Los Mochis 668 123 4557 and Guamúchil 673 688 0630.

The director of Prevention and Health Promotion also mentioned that another of the strategies has been vaccination, achieving a total of 1.8 million people vaccinated so far, taking into account that most of the health personnel of the institutions already vaccinated are more than 50 thousand workers.


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