Costa Rica: Hospitals in San Jose move stable patients to make room for earthquake emergency protocol

Posted on September 6, 2012 • Filed under: Costa Rica, Earthquake, Latin America Health, TRAVEL

Hospitals Calderon Guardia, San Juan de Dios, Mexico and the National Children today gave out to patients in stable condition to receive patients Monsignor Sanabria Hospital in Puntarenas, requiring specialized care. CCSS reported damage Puntarenas Hospital ‘oxygen tanks rolling on the ground’ metropolitan medical centers report few problems Remover collapse in Zarcero take three weeks CNE declared red alert nationwide. The move is part of the protocol to handle emergency medical facilities in an earthquake.Until 4:30 pm, Mexico hospital had received 25 patients transferred by ambulance from Puntarenas Medical Center, which was evacuated due to deterioration caused by the earthquake in its infrastructure. Read Article

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