With the aim of providing health to migrants arriving in Nogales, the Municipal Health Directorate took a health day to the facilities of Initiática Kino, a humanitarian organization that has been supporting migrants arriving in different circumstances under different circumstances. City.
The services provided by the health department include blood pressure test, teeth cleaning, vaccination, among other services, all these services are free of cost so that people can take advantage of them.
“We have been very attentive to the people who are coming over the border after Title 42 was lifted and we are very coordinated with all the shelters, to give them a little bit of what these people need, right now we are launching the Kino initiative. Have brought in a health day we are checking or taking blood pressure, checking diabetes, a dentist cleaning teeth and we have brought in a psychologist to support the shelter”, Municipal Health Director Dora Alicia Ruelas Armenta explained.
Significantly, these workers have also contacted migrants who are trained at the Denis DeConcini checkpoint, as the Red Cross has acted as a link so that people can get the necessary assistance.
“We want people to feel as safe as possible here in Nogales so we can help them in any way they can to stay organized and organized. We work with the Red Cross Commander Guadalupe to coordinate and offer them the resources they need especially in filters with rapid covid test, if migrants are beaten or need special medical consultation, we assist them with an ophthalmologist, with emergency service and with some doctors who provide us services for free”, he said.