The Ministry of Health has activated the early hours of this morning monitoring to check for damage to hospitals in the quake areas. The work is done in constant coordination with the Department of Civil Protection.
The National Blood Centre has set the protocols for handling emergencies. The pockets reserves at the time, are adequate but in the meantime the regions bordering those mainly affected by the earthquake have been alerted and has already been obtained the availability of reserves.
The regions affected by the earthquake are managing the hospitalization of the injured respecting promptly activated emergency procedures.
Minister Lorenzin triggered Nas commands of Perugia, Viterbo and Pescara to perform in support of rescue teams concerned services. "Let's try deep sorrow for the earthquake victims - said the Minister of Health Beatrice Lorenzin - and we work to make our contribution to the coordination of relief efforts. There have not been reported by the regions concerned situations that require extraordinary measures. The emergency protocols regional health are working. We constantly monitor the situation with a crisis unit which in the early hours of the morning is called at the programming directions and preventive health care of the Ministry. "
Health Minister Beatrice Lorenzin he paid a visit to the hospital San Camillo de Lellis of Rieti, where some of the injured were admitted to the earthquake and spoke with relief and rescue workers.
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