SAN JUAN – The Mayor of San Juan, Carmen Yulín Cruz, announced that the molecular tests by servicarro to detect COVID-19 that until now were carried out on the grounds of the Hiram Bithorn Stadium will return to the Diagnosis and Treatment Center (CDT) of Río Piedras from Wednesday, November 4.
“As of Wednesday, November 4, the molecular tests by servicarro to detect COVID-19 that until now were done on the grounds of the Hiram Bithorn Stadium will return to the Río Piedras Diagnosis and Treatment Center (CDT) where this service began to be provided in March for residents of San Juan and the country in general. On Monday and Tuesday, November 2 and 3, respectively, we will not offer valet tests as we complete the move, ”Cruz Soto said in written statements.
Cruz Soto mentioned that “however, people who present symptoms related to COVID-19, such as fever, severe cough, respiratory distress, headache, loss of sense of taste and / or smell, can go to the ward emergencies of the CDT of Río Piedras to be attended ”.
“Remember that the test that in the San Juan Municipal Health System the COVID-19 tests do not require a referral or medical plan and are free of cost. Patients from San Juan and the rest of the country are treated ”, he indicated.
“In the Municipality of San Juan, patients who receive a positive result for COVID-19 are accompanied by our medical and nursing staff during the process. Their tracking (contact traicing) is identified and followed up with periodic molecular tests until a negative result for COVID-19 is obtained. As of Wednesday, work will resume on the Río Piedras CDT servicarro and the call center through (787) 754-2956 for adults and (787) 754-2955 for pediatric cases. You can also call 939-COVID19 (939-268-4319) ”, he concluded.