BH health centers open on Saturday to assist patients with suspected dengue – Health


Four health centers in Belo Horizonte will be open this Saturday (20) to attend patients who have symptoms of dengue. São Paulo, Northeast, Santa Terezinha, Pampulha, Tirol, Barreiro, and Andradas, in Venda Nova, will exclusively receive people who suspect that they have the disease from 8am to 5pm.

The sites that will have reinforced functioning were chosen from the number of cases recorded in the regions with the highest incidence of dengue. Anyone suspected of being sick should keep an eye on the main symptoms: high fever (over 39 ° C), headache, in the joints and behind the eyes, extreme tiredness, itchy spots on the body.

Next Monday (22), the municipality will also open a Voluntary Replacement Unit, for patients who need to take serum to hydrate, at the Central-South Emergency Care Unit (UPA). The space will operate 24 hours a day and will have 25 beds to receive, including people sent from other UPAs in the city. According to the city hall, the number of nurses, supplies and the capacity to perform exams was expanded.

This month, 70 health professionals were hired, of whom 37 were doctors. There are still 155 open positions. Opportunities can be checked here.

Check the addresses of the health centers that will open on Saturday (20):

Andradas Health Center – Venda Nova
Rua Mariana Amélia de Azevedo, 21 – São João Batista
Opening hours: 8am to 5pm

Santa Terezinha Health Center – Pampulha
Rua Senador Virgílio Távora, 157 – Santa Terezinha
Opening hours: 8am to 5pm

Tirol Health Center – Barreiro
Nélio Cerqueira Avenue, 15 – Tirol
Opening hours: 8am to 5pm

Health Center São Paulo – Northeast
Rua Angola, 357 – São Paulo
Opening hours: 8am to 5pm


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