Headquarters of the Department of Health in Río Piedras. (Archive)
Several employees of the central building are working remotely after receiving information about positive cases to COVID-19 , reported the undersecretary of the Department of Health , Dr. Iris Cardona.
“We were immediately aware of the situation, the recommended protocol was activated, the investigation of cases and contact tracing began. Similarly, we worked with the disinfection protocol. We are working on the situation according to the protocols established by the Office of Epidemiology of the Department of Health, ”said Dr. Cardona in a statement.
In turn, he added that “the work related to the management of COVID-19 continues its course without interruptions, so that the public can rest easy because we have committed health professionals who attend the pandemic in a responsible manner.”
They indicated in the statement that, in order to protect our confidentiality through HIPAA, no additional information will be offered.