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January 14, 2022, 20:48

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Vaccination remains the most effective means of preventing the disease.

The Moscow Operational Headquarters for Control and Monitoring of the Coronavirus Situation monitors changes in the epidemiological situation. In many countries, the number of cases of the omicron strain of COVID-19 is on the rise. came to Moscow.

The experience of countries that have encountered a new strain shows that, first of all, the load on outpatient clinics is growing. Therefore, city polyclinics (first of all, the services of doctors on duty) will work in an enhanced mode.

“We expect a significant increase in the number of cases due to the arrival of the omicron strain in Moscow. Therefore, we have additionally seriously strengthened the work of our polyclinics – first of all, we have significantly expanded the staff of doctors on duty to receive patients with symptoms of SARS in polyclinics. We are also expanding the range of available diagnostic options in outpatient clinics. In addition to examining and consulting a doctor, as well as conducting express and PCR testing, if there are indications, additional examinations will be carried out on the spot, for example, taking a blood test, conducting an ECG, and others, ”said

Anastasia Rakova, Deputy Mayor of Moscow for Social Development, Head of the Operational Headquarters for Control and Monitoring of the Coronavirus Situation in Moscow.

At the entrance to the clinic, visitors will have their temperature taken by a non-contact method. For patients with signs of acute respiratory viral infections, special routing is provided so that they do not intersect with those who applied to a medical institution in connection with another disease. Residents must wear personal protective equipment indoors.

The Operational Headquarters reminds: the best prevention of coronavirus infection is vaccination. Vaccination against COVID-19can be done by appointment at one of the vaccination centers based on polyclinics, as well as without an appointment at the points of work of mobile teams in popular public places.

Works in Moscow 71 itemswhere you can get a free rapid test for COVID-19. They are open in 38 My Documents public service centers, in 21 popular public places and shopping centers, and in seven transport hubs, as well as in the lobbies of five metro stations.

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