More testing centers will attend with a previous shift, see what they are

As a result of the results achieved with the implementation of the scheduled shift system for COVID-19 tests, that managed to significantly reduce the lines in the testing centers as well as shorten the waiting times of people with symptoms in the place, the Provincial Government decided to apply this methodology also the testing center of the Hospital del Milagro, in the Circle of Legislators, in the 63 Roberto Nazr Health Center and the 15 Health Center of the Castañares neighborhood. To order them you have to call 148 which works 24 hours a day.

From today, citizens will be able to request their shifts also in these centers, by calling the toll-free number 148.

  • Hospital del Milagro 100 daily shifts
  • Legislators Circle 70 daily shifts
  • Centro de Salud 63 Roberto Nazr 40 daily shifts
  • Health Center 15 Castañares Neighborhood 40 daily shifts

By provision of the Federal Health Council, Do not swab people without symptoms or those with symptoms who are in close contact with a confirmed case. Only people with symptoms who have not had close contact, who have an indication for hospitalization, over 60 years with risk factors, will be able to access the test.

In the Papa Francisco Hospital and the COVID-19 Center, tests are only accessed through shifts given by line 148.

The Secretary of State Modernization, Martin Güemes, stated that “This work scheme gives more order to the process test that is with a exponential demand never seen before, which means a great challenge to continue improving ”.

The tests are performed using the rapid antigen technique, which allows the person to receive the result in less than 20 minutes.

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