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Water from shelters flood victims is analyzed in the municipalities of Rio

Action seeks to prevent epidemics of hepatitis and leptospirosis, major diseases that can be contracted after floods

 
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Care are essential to prevent outbreaks of hepatitis A, leptospirosis and diarrhea
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Teams from the Health Department of the state of Rio de Janeiro, visiting again today (5) shelters for victims of floods in the municipality of Duque de Caxias, vistoriam and also the health conditions of the population affected by the rains in Teresopolis, Petropolis and Nova Friburgo Creek dos Reis.

Aiming to analyze the health conditions and especially the quality of the water to prevent spread of disease, the Superintendency of Sanitary Surveillance of the state helped yesterday (4) in the survey of shelters in Xerém in Duque de Caxias, who are receiving victims floods that occurred last Thursday (3). In total, seven sites with approximately 320 people were visited by three teams of technicians Superintendency.

The concern is to investigate the conditions for the structure of these shelters to avoid the common diseases caused by floods and contact with contaminated water, such as hepatitis A, leptospirosis and diarrhea. The Central Laboratory Nutels Noel (Lacen) will be responsible for examining the material collected.

According to the superintendent of Epidemiological Surveillance and Environmental SES, Alexandre Chieppe, the most important complementary work is to raise awareness that she is taking adequate water and thus does not increase the incidence of diseases caused by contaminated water from rain.

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Other actions are planned to support the municipalities affected. Training of health staff of the City for early identification of diseases related to water, sending 4x4 SAMU ambulances that were donated by the Ministry of Health for use in locations where conventional ambulances can not reach because of the floods and vaccination of the population against tetanus are some of them.

When the waters subside, will be called the Warriors Against Dengue, bringing together volunteers, agents and employees endemic of the Secretary of State or Government who will act in a big campaign for cleaning, locating outbreaks of mosquito larvicides applying, collecting and distributing useless guides to combat dengue to the population.

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   Palavras-chave:   Rains    Enchenrtes    Corn starch    Duke of Caxias    Teresopolis    Leptospirosis    Hepatitis A    Diarrhea    Health surveillance   
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