The old General Hospital, located at 20 de Enro Street in the Obregón neighborhood of downtown Leon, reopened its doors this Friday, May 19, and will provide care to the more than 20,000 patients who used to attend health services monthly. Miguel Aleman.
Antonio Escobar, head of Sanitation Zone 7 of the Municipality of León, explained that starting this Friday, care will be provided in the new headquarters of the Center for Comprehensive Care and Essential Health Services, located in the old general hospital that also served during the pandemic. As a hospital with care for Covid-positive patients.
“All services that represent the first level of care, identification, oral care; Family Verification; diabetes screening; Counseling is one of the services we will offer there and well, we also have a child development unit and that is also working”, he indicated.
He pointed out that so far more than 400 employees of the sector would participate, stressing that the sectors are very dignified and above all well equipped.
“Right now we have 160 people as employees, but including the vector sector, which is about 400 will be included in that new sector, a very prestigious sector, very well equipped, so I think it’s going to be very important.” is,” he said.
For his part, the state health secretary, Daniel Diaz Martínez, explained that the Miguel Alemán Avenue Health Center would be demolished to be remodeled, for which 50 million pesos would be allocated. In the case of the reopening of the hospital at 20 de Enroe Street, he specified that 20 million pesos had been invested in its rehabilitation.
“It is a situation that is being studied and it will depend on the Secretariat of State Government (…) that a new CAISES that will certainly exceed 150 million pesos; Present with an investment of about 20 million pesos. The works are starting from today as we don’t want to shut down the unit but it is officially handing it over in June,” he announced.
He said that the opening of CAISES on January 20 would bring positive things to the population, including the economic reactivation of the region.