On Friday the 30th, an administrative holiday and New Year’s holiday, hospitals under the Ministry of Public Health organized the services of active and passive guards, in some cases with reinforcements, to ensure health coverage for the population. ,
Similarly, the first level health centers will maintain normal guards in line with the holidays.
San Bernardo Hospital will strengthen the Medical Guard by adding professionals to the general staff.
The active guard will have specialists in surgery, clinical medicine, traumatology, cardiology, neurosurgery, dentistry, biochemistry, neurology and anesthesiology to attend to emergencies.
In addition, there will be professionals on inactive duty, experts in cardiac surgery, ultrasound, endoscopy, thoracic surgery, hematology and urology.
The Maternal and Child Hospital will have active duty services in the pediatric and perinatal areas; admitted to hospital; neonatal, pediatric, and gynecological-obstetric intensive care; Emergency surgery and critical specialties.
There will be professionals on inactive duty for emergencies in plastic surgery and ophthalmology. In addition, ancillary sectors such as laboratory and diagnostic imaging will be protected.
Dr. Arturo Onativia Hospital reported that from Friday, January 30 through Sunday, January 1 inclusive, on-call care will be for patients with endocrine-metabolic emergencies only.
Papa Francisco Hospital, the flagship of the capital’s south operational area and a reference for the Lerma Valley, will have urgent care and 24-hour on-call service for adult emergencies.
From Friday 30 to Sunday January 1, Señor del Milagro Hospital will have the usual guard service for weekends and holidays.
The Dr. Miguel Ragón Mental Health Hospital will have 24-hour psychiatric guards from Friday 30 to Sunday January 1.
There will be psychological guards from 8 am to 8 pm on that day.
The Central Pharmacy of the Salta Provincial Institute of Health (IPS), located at Avenida Belgrano 944, will be guarded from 9am to 2pm on Friday the 30th and Saturday the 31st for the sale of medicines and emergency supplies only.
The Regional Hemotherapy Center will receive blood donations of any group and factor on Friday 30 and Saturday 31 from 7 am to 12 noon at its headquarters in Bolivar 687.
Volunteers should appear with an identity document and without fasting. You can request information by calling (0387) 4215020.