Lattakia, SANA_ The teams of the Medical Emergency System of the Lattakia Health Directorate make great efforts to deal with the emergency health situation that the country is experiencing due to the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Head of the System Dr. Munzer Kassir, said that from the beginning, a series of strict measures were taken to protect the System’s cadres from the contagion by this disease.
“All workers, including paramedics, nurses, and drivers, received intensive training to professionally deal with suspected cases of Covid-19 infection,” he added.
Dr. Kassir pointed out that some 20 ambulances were deployed throughout the province and the main areas in addition to another 15 are stationed at the headquarters of the Emergency System ready to deal with emergency cases.
All ambulances are equipped with medical supplies and equipment to deal with difficult cases such as respiratory problems and brain injuries, he concluded.