From a macro-club for the elderly to a mass vaccination center against covid for the elderly. Next week the Ministry of Health will inoculate about 4,000 vaccines in the Municipal Leisure Center (CMO) of Torrevieja which is being adequate in recent days as a mass vaccination center. Specifically, on Tuesday, April 6, from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and on Wednesday, April 7, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., as assured yesterday by Mayor Eduardo Dolón and the Director of Primary Care, Hipólito Caro. They will be those born in 1956 and 1957, not only from Torrevieja, but also from the populations of the Department of Health. The people who are going to be vaccinated will receive their appointment through an SMS, in which the day, place and time of their vaccination will be entered.
Hipolito Caro He thanked the mayor of Torrevieja for having made everything available to the Department of Health so that this massive vaccination is a success and very soon all Torrevieja can be vaccinated. Director Primary Care and Mental Health Physician of the Torrevieja Health Department has reported that 8 boxes will be enabled (which depending on the number of vaccines could be extended up to 16), which They will be cared for by 21 professionals (1 doctor, 8 administrators, 8 nurses and 4 nursing assistants). In addition, volunteers from Civil Protection and agents of the Local Police They will ensure the safety of all the people who come to this Municipal Leisure Center at all times.
The City Council has had to award an emergency contract for the installation of all the boxes and the safety device for vaccination, as explained by the mayor of Health, Diana Box. In addition, many municipal workers have traveled to the CMO today to evacuate all the furniture that was inside and proceed to collaborate in the start-up of this mass vaccination center that will remain installed until the vaccinations are completed. health crisis the CMO was the main leisure space for the elderly in the city, for many years known as the macro-club for the elderly, the “macro”.
The health area is made up of the municipalities of Torrevieja, ehe Oriolano district of Orihuela Costa with Torremendo and Ensemble, Pilar de la Horadada, Rojales, Guardamar del Segura, San Fulgencio, San Miguel de Salinas, Los Montesinos, Formentera del Segura and Benijófar.
The CMO has hosted in recent months, without the need for adaptation works, two massive covid screenings of the teachers of Torrevieja, carried out by the Ribera health management concessionaire.
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