The building in which the Campaign Hospital in Poços de Caldas used to house, this Monday (4), the Specialized Center for Attention to Women’s and Children’s Health. The measure was adopted by the city hall due to the drop in cases of flu syndrome, which are now carried out at the Polyclinic (see further below).
“A place that was so important in the fight against the COVID-9 pandemic in Poços and saved so many lives, will now be focused on another area so important, which is the health of women and children. We are very happy to be able to provide adequate assistance to everyone”, said Health Secretary Carlos Mosconi.
The new space offers specialized care for infertility, climacteric and menopausal women, family planning (insertion of Intra Uterine Device), specialized high-risk prenatal care, Lower Genital Tract Pathologies (PTGI), Breastfeeding, Mastology, Neonatology and prematurity, pediatric pneumopediatrics, treatment of rare diseases of inborn errors of metabolism, neuropediatrics/neuropsychological assessment and care for women victims of sexual violence.
Health Care Center for Women and Children began operating in Poços de Caldas — Photo: Publicity/Poços de Caldas City Hall
Pap smears, hysteroscopy, breast ultrasound, transvaginal ultrasound, obstetric ultrasound, fetal echocardiogram, X-ray, electrocardiogram, cardiotocography, colposcopy, vulva neck biopsy and eye test will also be performed on site.
The main purpose is to unite in a single place, all health care services for women and children, thus facilitating access for the entire population.
“We are very pleased with the change of location. This space is in the central area, which facilitates the population’s access to these services. Not to mention that several services in the same place, improves patient care in general”, said the coordinator of the Women’s Health Program, Lucimara Siqueira Costa Papi.
New space works in the building where the Hospital de Campanha care took place — Photo: João Daniel Alves/EPTV
According to the city hall, the team that will work in the new space will be structured with professionals who already work in these services in the municipality.
With the deactivation of the Campaign Hospital, starting this Tuesday (5), patients who show symptoms of flu syndromes will be treated at the Polyclinic laboratory, located at Av. Francisco Salles, nº 1.155, for testing and medical care, from 7 am to 5 pm.
The Clodoveu Davis Influenza Syndrome Outpatient Clinic at Margarita Moralles Hospital also follows the care of patients with flu-like symptoms, from 7 am to 7 pm.