By Cathy Elelman •
Published: 10 Jul 2020 • 11:51
A NEW 061 health emergency centre in Vera town will start operating on July 20, covering localities throughout the eastern Levante region of the Costa Almeria.
The Junta de Andalucia’s Health and Familes department has set up the base to provide reinforced urgent assistance to patients in Cuevas del Almanzora, Antas, Los Gallardos, Turre, Pulpi, Huercal Overa, Mojacar and Garrucha, as well as Vera.
Attached to the Vera medical centre, the centre will be staffed by a nurse and a health emergencies expert, and will function from 10am to midnight.
The team will have a medicalised mobile unit able to send a patient’s clinical details and diagnostic test results for analysis by doctors at the Almeria 061 urgencies and emergencies coordinator centre.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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