With the increase in cases of covid-19 in Araraquara, Unimed’s São Paulo hospital announces that it has suspended elective surgeries to prioritize beds for critically ill patients.
The statement, issued late Saturday afternoon (30), states that the measure is necessary, because “we are now experiencing the worst scenario of the covid-19, since the beginning of the pandemic”.
” The worsening of the disease was manifested after the end of the year parties, holiday trips, as well as recent crowds and non-compliance with the necessary basic rules, such as the use of a mask, alcohol gel and adequate social distance,” says the note.
According to Unimed, cases of covid-19 have increased significantly in the city and emphasize the importance of measures to prevent a possible collapse in the health system, which has been facing the disease for 11 months.
“We are hopeful with the arrival of the vaccine, but while the national immunization plan is taking place, we continue with the purpose of helping to raise the awareness of each citizen about the need for a responsible attitude towards others and their family members. disease “, he concludes.
Published by Unimed de Araraquara on Saturday, January 30, 2021