To contain the delta variant, Nova Iguaçu municipal hospital

New restrictive measures will take effect at the Hospital Geral de Nova Iguaçu, in the Baixada Fluminense, as of this Thursday (19), to try to contain the circulation of the delta variant.

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According to the Municipal Health Department, visits to patients can only take place on Saturdays and Sundays, from 2 pm to 4 pm, and with a maximum duration of 10 minutes. Only one person can visit the hospitalized patient and entry is only allowed with the use of a mask and closed shoes.

In addition, the hospital also temporarily suspended elective surgeries.

Only companions who have the complete vaccination course against covid-19 will be allowed, that is, who took both doses of the vaccine or the single dose vaccine for at least 15 days.

The Department also directs that family members provide more than one phone for contact, since medical interviews with patient information should only take place by phone, daily. Family members can also contact you by email [email protected] to request information about patients.

Source: BoF Rio de Janeiro

Edition: Mariana Pitasse

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