The Councilor for Education and Health, Mónica Sánchez, has announced that, as she has communicated to the Ministry of Health, it is expected to incorporate 170 nurses to the staff of health centers in the Region, 85 of them dedicated to community intervention schools and institutes. Specifically in Cehegín, since yesterday, October 1, the Cehegín Health Center has two new nurses and a nursing assistantThe mayor of Cehegín, Alicia del Amor, explained that the Community “in addition to the PACES program, the School Health Care Program will carry out a community school COVID program to promote and advise on protection and prevention measures in schools , which will allow the educational activity to continue safely during the 2020-21 school year.
They will collaborate with educational centers in school surveillance and care, as well as in prevention and Health Education ”."These professionals, he explained, will be the interlocutors between the health center and the educational centers dependent on the Ministry of Education and Culture, whose reference is the health center of each basic health area.
A team will also be set up in the health centers that will support the educational community and will be made up of the community nurse assigned to this program, a pediatrician or family doctor, the head of the health center nursing and those professionals.
determined by the EAP ”. Paces aims to respond, through the coordination of health and educational centers, to health needs in education, promoting healthy habits, as well as serving children with chronic ailments and rare diseases to normalize their schooling.
There is a joint protocol between the Murcian Health Service with Education and Public Health.The nurses will collaborate in the application of the strategies in the educational centers for the prevention and surveillance of the students.
It will evaluate the material resources and necessary protection measures that the educational center has for the prevention of COVID-19 (hygiene material, protection for workers and students and expendable material), as well as the provision of spaces such as the isolation room respiratory.
It will identify vulnerable students (chronic diseases) who will be followed up together with their reference professionals, in collaboration with teachers and families.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cehegín