Whale trains its employees on COVID-19

Professionals received information about care in case of suspicion or confirmation of the disease.

Given the risk of a pandemic, of the 69 confirmed cases in the country, the first case of the disease in Minas Gerais and to guarantee the safety of its patients and collaborators, the Hospital da Baleia updated the COVID-19 Protocol, which addressed the care guidelines in case suspicion / confirmation of the disease. Dr. Carlos Starling, director of Teaching and Research at the Benjamin Guimarães Foundation / Hospital da Baleia and coordinator of Infectology at the Institution, and Dr. Priscila do Carmo, infectious disease physician at the Hospital Infection Control Service, led the training that took place today, Thursday market.

Check out here the article published in MGTV 1st Edition, a journalistic Globe Minas, about this training and how to properly wash your hands, one of the most effective ways to protect yourself against the new coronavirus.

Baleia has a daily flow of about 3 thousand people / day, including employees, doctors, patients, companions and suppliers, almost 700 professionals in the assistance area, it serves patients from health insurance, private and from the Unified Health System (SUS), coming 88% of Minas Gerais municipalities.

According to the infectologist, the objective is that, in view of the occurrence of infection by the new coronavirus in Brazil, the professionals at Hospital da Baleia are trained according to the flow protocol at the Institution. In addition, the elderly and people with chronic diseases are the most susceptible to contracting the virus.

To clear all doubts, Starling will participate in a live on Instagram do Hospital (@hospbaleia), day 18/3, at 20h. Participate and check everything related to the disease and how to protect yourself from it.

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