COVID-19: Hospital de Cristais becomes reference in care – General

Santo Antnio Municipal Hospital becomes reference in COVID-19 care (photo: Ascom / divulgo)

O Hospital Municipal Santo Antnio de Crystals, in the south of Minas, has become a reference in the care of patients under treatment against COVID-19. The city has almost 13 thousand inhabitants and has gained 10 beds to attend cases of nursery.

According to the city hall, the accreditation was approved by the State Health Secretariat of Minas Gerais with the resolution CIB-SUS / MG Nº ​​3,363 of March 26, 2021. 10 beds were made available to attend to cases of infirmary COVID-19 da region.

“In addition to nine infirmary beds at COVID, 10 COVID beds were also made available for palliative cases. We have three respirators, an emergency room in the emergency room and a specific emergency room for assistance COVID-19”, Says the city hall.

Hospital won 10 beds of the nursing ward COVID-19 (photo: Ascom / discloses
Hospital won 10 nursing beds COVID-19 (photo: Ascom / divulgo)

Sade’s secretary, Joo Lcio Pinheiro de Carvalho, explains that the hospital had been blocked, since the end of 2019, by the State Sanitary Vigilance, and after many investments in infrastructure, the unit became a reference.

“For safety reasons, sanitary measures were taken to avoid possible contamination and transmission of the virus. New safety rules have been reestablished to protect our patients, servers and the provision of PPE ”, he informs.

According to the secretary, the unit has already invested R $ 100 thousand in the purchase of medicines. “We are tirelessly looking for medicines in the market, strengthening our stocks so that there is no shortage of medicines, supplies and protective equipment”, he adds.

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Physiotherapy Center is under construction to expand care (photo: Ascom / divulgo)

The city hall also says that it intends to expand the beds to meet the demand, and the Physiotherapy Center, attached to the hospital, is under construction. “We are working day and night so that there is no lack of assistance, safety and food for patients and their companions. We are happy to collaborate not only with our municipality, but with the entire region at this time so difficult and demonstrate our ability and preparedness to be able to offer a dignified and quality service to the entire population ”, he points out.

Crystals add up to 559 positive cases of the new coronavirus, with 15 deaths due to the disease.

Or what or coronavrus

Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses that cause respiratory infections. The new coronavirus agent (COVID-19) was discovered in December 2019 in China. The disease can cause infections with symptoms initially similar to colds or flu, but with the risk of getting worse, which can result in death.
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How to COVID-19 transmitted?

The transmission of coronaviruses usually occurs by air or by personal contact with contaminated secretions, such as saliva droplets, sneezing, coughing, phlegm, close personal contact, such as touching or shaking hands, contact with contaminated objects or surfaces, followed by contact with mouth, nose or eyes.Video: People without symptoms transmit the coronavirus?

How to prevent?

The recommendation is to avoid crowding, stay away from those with symptoms of respiratory infection, wash your hands frequently, cough with your forearm in front of your mouth and often use soap and water to wash your hands or gel alcohol after contact with surfaces and people. At home, take extra precautions against COVID-19.
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What are the symptoms of coronavirus?

Check out the main symptoms of people infected with COVID-19:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath and difficulty breathing
  • Gastric problems
  • Diarrhea

In severe cases, the victims have:

  • Pneumonia
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome
  • Kidney failure

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Myths and truths about the virus

On social media, the spread of COVID-19 also spread rumors about how the vrus Sars-CoV-2 transmitted. And other doubts arose: Is alcohol gel capable of killing the virus? Is the coronavirus lethal at a worrying level? Can an infected person infect several others? Will the epidemic kill thousands of Brazilians, since SUS would not be able to serve everyone? We did a report with a doctor specializing in infectology and he explains all the myths and truths about the coronavirus.Coronavirus and outdoor activities: video shows what science says

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