Since January 1-6, it is noted that as many as 12,460 flood victims have been served through healthcare posts set by the Jakarta Health Agency.
" This free service will remain open, including puskesmas and hospitals for 24 hours"
Most complained of diseases were musculoskeletal, acute respiratory infections (ISPA), skin diseases and hypertension.
"This free service will remain open, including puskesmas and hospitals for 24 hours," expressed Jakarta Health Agency Head, Widyastuti, Tuesday (1/7).
He details the healthcare service for musculoskeleta (3,071 people or 24.3 percent), ISPA (2,952 people or 23.25 percent), skin diseases (2,119 people or 16.76 percent), hypertension (1,146 people or 9.07 percent), gastritis (956 people or 7.56 percent), fever (748 people or 5.9 percent), acute diarrhea (620 people or 4.91 percent), injury/trauma (288 people or 2.28 percent) and oral toothache (124 people or 0.98 percent).
"Then other types of disease including asthma, pneumonia to dengue hemorrhagic fever," she explained.
To anticipate similar case, people are appealed to be more aware of the potential diseases that usually occur after floods by cleaning the house and the environment.
"We also provide complaints or public health emergencies call at 112/119 or the Health Office Command Line at 021-3841530," she closed.