This reality has led the government to request help from clinics and sanatoriums. The private sector made itself available from the beginning but required urgent meetings with the government since they were in the position of trying to readjust, taking into account that they are currently treating other pathologies, a matter not at all minor in the current scenario. sanitary.
After maintaining dialogue between both parties, There are already 3 clinics that have signed an agreement with the Ministry of Health and already treat patients with a positive diagnosis of covid-19.
The novelty is that they not only serve people with mild and moderate symptoms, as had been agreed, but also those who require intensive care.
Cesar Scaro, president of the Jujuy Chamber of Health Companies spoke with Channel 2 of Jujuy about this situation.
“ There are three clinics that signed an agreement with the Ministry of Health, by which we take care of each clinic with a number of beds for covid patients, mild and moderate patients, although we are also undergoing intensive therapy “.
“ We even had patients who were transferred directly from SAME to be intubated for therapy. At first we were only going to treat mild and moderate, so I imagine that they must be I do not know if collapsed or no longer available in hospitals ”, Said the representative of the Chamber.
Scaro warned that “people are arriving with social work but also without social work. The social works are responding some and others not, so we call for coverage ”.
“I think that an agreement should be made for patients with intensive care to agree and unify criteria on care.”
The Clinica del Rosario, Lavalle and Nuestra Señora de Fátima are the ones that made beds available for people with coronavirus.
According to Scaro, “in the particular case of Lavalle, they were practically fully occupied ”.