SAN JUAN – The mayor of San Juan, Miguel Romero Lugo, announced today that the Municipality’s Diagnostic and Treatment Centers (CDT) will be operating on extended hours, in order to provide citizens with adequate care at all times.
“During the past months, the CDTs had limited hours due to the pandemic that we still face. However, the health of our citizens is paramount and they must be taken care of when they have the need. Health is not a game and it is essential that everyone have a place to go if they have any pressing symptoms or immediate medical attention ”, highlighted Romero Lugo.
The emergency rooms of the Dr. Gualberto Santiago (Hoare), Dr. Enrique Koppish in San José and José Belaval in Barrio Obrero centers will remain open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. While the emergency rooms of the Arnaldo J. García centers in Llorens Torres, Dr. José López Antongiorgi in Puerto Nuevo and Dr. Javier Antón in Río Piedras, will operate until 7:00 p.m.
Also, the services of primary physicians and pediatrician will have extended hours; in the case of Hoare and San José it will be until 9:00 pm, while Barrio Obrero, Llorens Torres, and Puerto Nuevo it will be until 6:00 pm
In addition, the Plaza Mercado Clinicas Ambulatorias, Dr. Anthony Vélez and Dr. Manuel Quevedo Báez in Puerta de Tierra will operate from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm
Finally, the mayor explained that all the centers will operate under a strict security protocol, for the prevention of COVID-19, both for patients and employees. Some of the measures are the mandatory use of masks at all times, hand disinfection, physical distancing and temperature monitoring at the entrance.