Dengue fever exceeds more than 7,000 cases this Friday in Araraquara

80% of dengue breeding sites are in homes

More than 7,000 cases of dengue in Araraquara, a historic mark in just 4 months and 12 days. The information is part of a report published by Healthcare on Thursday (12). at In 2022, 7,022 confirmed cases of dengue were reported, of which 150 in January, 702 in February, 3,994 in March, 2,087 in April, and 89 in May. Ten deaths from dengue were recorded in Araraquara this year.

Also this Friday (13), actions promoted by the city of Araraquara will be held in six districts to step up efforts to combat the Aedes aegypti mosquito and curb the dengue epidemic in the city. Representatives of epidemiological surveillance to carry out endemic diseases carry out house-to-house inspections to look for possible breeding sites in the vicinity of Vila Xavier, Vila Santana, Jardim Nova América and Jardim Adalgisa. The spraying passes through Quitandinha, while the smoke is carried out in the Jardim das Flores.

With 80% of dengue breeding sites in dwellings, City Hall visits an average of 30,000 houses a month and half of them have lost their jobs due to a lack of an entry permit.

Epidemiological surveillance agents for the control of endemic diseases always work in uniforms, gray shirts and brown vests in addition to official cars. It is important to note the credentials of the broker and authorize his entry. In case of doubt, the resident can also call Vector Control at 3303-3123 and 3303-3124. For more information, call the Ombudsman for Epidemiological Surveillance at 0800-7740440 or WhatsApp at City Hall, (16) 99760-1190.

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

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.

INVOLVEMENT

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.

It should be added that Vila Xavier UPA, which has been exclusively treating influenza since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, has already resumed treatment for other diseases, including dengue fever.

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