Dengue Epidemic: Garden Fighting Groups Travel Through Araraquara District 8 This Wednesday | Sao Carlos and Araraquara

Groups fight the Aedes aegypti mosquito, which spreads dengue fever, walk through 8 districts From Araraquara (SP), on Wednesday (27). Inspection, spraying and fumigation operations are carried out. (see locations below).

There is an ongoing disease epidemic in the municipality where 4,949 cases 10 deaths.

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House-to-house inspections and cleaning are carried out in the following areas:

  • Yolanda Opice
  • New Araraquara
  • Maria Luiza
  • Vila Adelaide.
  • Acapulco Gardens

Neighborhood Santa Angelina receive spraying services while the smoke passes through Iguatem Gardens in the morning and Cecapilla in the evening.

At least 80% of mosquito breeding grounds are in homes, but lack of access makes it difficult for groups to work. It is important to note the agent ID and authorize access. In case of doubt, the resident can also call Vector Control at (16) 3303-3123 / 3303-3124.

The municipality also manufactures trawlers and in April alone, 24 tonnes of material was collected that could serve as a breeding ground.

It should be borne in mind that waste, solid waste, space-consuming (sofas, armchairs and mattresses) and fires in urban and rural areas also cause damage to health and the environment. Complaints to the authorities can be made by calling 0800 770 1595.

According to Surveillance, in 2022, 4,949 confirmed cases of dengue were diagnosed. There were 150 cases in January, 699 in February, 2,961 in March and 1,139 in April.

  • Araraquara confirms 4 more deaths from dengue fever and 10 more deaths in one and a half months

Symptoms of dengue fever include fever, body aches, headache, pain behind the eyes, and spots on the body. When applying for treatment, the patient must bring an ID card, SUS card and proof of address with a postal code.

Dengue cases in Araraquara per year

Source: City Health Agency

The Dengue Treatment Center is open daily at the field hospital, including weekends and public holidays from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. And all municipal health units are also on hand in cases of suspected dengue – the places are open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and UPAs are open 24 hours a day.

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