he Chihuahua City HallIn view of the upcoming low temperature season, the Municipal Preventive Health Center has issued some preventive measures to prevent respiratory diseases.
IMPAS explains that as the seasons change, the temperature and humidity in the air typically decrease.These factors often increase the chance of disease transmission, e.g. Flu, colds, asthma, respiratory allergies, pneumonia, sinusitis, rhinitis and bronchitis.
In view of this, IMPAS proposes to citizens the following preventive measures, such as dressing appropriately: Wear clothes that protect us from cold environments; Complete the vaccination program in addition to reviewing the vaccination calendar and applying the vaccination program corresponding to the season .
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Likewise, he recommended maintaining Adequate and balanced dietAmong them, give priority to fruits and vegetables rich in vitamins A, C and D in the diet, such as oranges, tangerines, guava and carrots; in addition, it is necessary to constantly replenish water, as it is important to ensure continuous fluid consumption.
IMPAS asked wash hands oftenWash with soap and water after coming back from the street, before and after cooking or eating, and before and after using the toilet or changing diapers; Finally, cover your mouth with the crook of your elbow when you cough or sneeze to avoid infecting others.
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In addition to these measures, IMPAS reminds citizens to always see a doctor if they experience any symptoms or discomfort and to avoid self-medicating at home.
Therefore, it provides medical advice to citizens, which can be obtained through Telephone line 072extensions 2259, 2260 and 2261, or go to the IMPAS facility at 2007 Fourth Street in the Centro neighborhood.