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Caja-INS Agreement says goodbye to the ¢6 million SOA barrier

QCOSTARICA - Those injured in traffic accidents will no longer be moved from the Instituto Nacional de Seguros (INS) - National Insurance Institute - care to the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) when they reach the top of the ¢6 million colones of...

Today’s Covid News: 48 deaths in 24 hrs; Govt promotes 5 areas of actions

QCOSTARICA - Reducing the number of infections, freeing up hospital beds and establishing national and international collaborations are the objectives of the announced actions by President Carlos Alvarado during Tuesday's press conference. The other measures announced Tuesday are new vehicular restrictions starting Wednesday, May 9,...

66% of ICU patients are under 60 years of age

QCOSTARICA - Sunday night, 432 of the 1,188 covid patients in hospital are in Intensive Care Units (ICU), after suffering complications from covid-19. In the latest occupancy report from the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS), it was evidenced that of this group of people,...

Costa Rica has appllied almost one million vaccines

QCOSTARICA - At the beginning of this month of May, Costa Rica has applied almost a million vaccines, as announced by President Carlos Alvarado on his Twitter account. While the president stated the country has surpassed the million mark, the numbers from the Caja Costarricense...

CCSS makes the “morning after pill” available to all women who require it

QCOSTARICA - The Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) announced this Wednesday that it will make the "morning-after pill" emergency contraception, to every woman who requires it and who has had a sexual relationship with the possibility of pregnancy. Until now the contraception was available...

Caja will start vaccination against covid-19 of people with risk factors between 18 and 57 years old

QCOSTARICA - In order to maintain the rate of vaccination against covid-19 in the health areas that show the greatest progress in this process and have greater options for using the AstraZeneca vaccine, the National Vaccination Commission and Epidemiology (CNVE) authorized health areas, to...

What to watch for to be sure you get the vaccine

QCOSTARICA - The moment has arrived to get the vaccine. With the apparent "irregular" vaccination in the health area of the Tres Rios made public by a video that went viral on Thursday, the Minister of Health, Daniel Salas, asked the Caja Costarricense de...

‘The party can wait,’ says the CCSS in social media campaign

QCOSTARICA - The Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) is using social media to get the message home, to stay at home in the face of an increase in massive events, attended in the majority by younger people, and one of the reasons for...

Caja ran out of space to transfer 13 patients requiring an ICU

QCOSTARICA - The Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) ran out of space to transfer 13 patients who are in different hospitals around the country and require an Intensive Services Unit (ICU). This was confirmed by the Medical Manager of the CCSS, Dr. Mario Ruiz,...

If ICU beds at Caja hopistals are none, can private hospital beds be used?

QCOSTARICA - Authorities from the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) warned on Saturday that, if the rate of COVID-19 infections continues with the demand on hospitalizations, the collapse of hospital services is imminent. If the limited number of beds in the Intensive Care Units...

Shortness of breath and five other symptoms that warrant getting medical attention

QCOSTARICA - Most people who get covid-19 experience it as mild, temporary respiratory infection, with symptoms like coughing, a fever, and shortness of breath; however, five out of every hundred people who catch the new coronavirus get severe pneumonia in both lungs, end up...

More Costa Ricans Vaccinated Than Total of COVID Cases

QCOSTARICA - More than 247,000 people in Costa Rica have received their two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine, surpassing the country’s 233,000 COVID-19 cases reported during the pandemic. The Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS), also known as the "Caja", reports 697,237 doses applied, of...

Hospitalizations of under 50s with covid-19 concerning

QCOSTARICA - In addition to the concern of the sharp increase in cases this week as Costa Rica is hit with the third wave of covid-19, the hospitalization of increasingly young covid-19 patients generates growing concern among health authorities and specialists. These are patients who...

CCSS has applied 587 thousand vaccines against COVID-19

QCOSTARICA -  The Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS)  - Costa Rican Social Security Fund - registers the application of 586,799 vaccines against covid-19, which allows the country to achieve a national vaccination rate of 11.37 per 100 inhabitants. According to data from the Sistema...

President Alvarado asks for a review the covid-19 vaccination strategy

QCOSTARICA - Let's do some simple math. The country has received 676,455 vaccines in the first three months of the first delivery on December 23, 2020. As of Friday, March 19, the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) reports 312,000 vaccines (212,454 first and...

Costa Rica signs with Pfizer purchase of 1 million additional vaccines

QCOSTARICA - The government of Carlos Alvarado announced this Monday morning that Costa Rica signed an addendum to ensure the supply of one million additional doses of the Pfizer / BioNTech vaccine, with the aim of accelerating the pace of the immunization process to...

People between 18 and 58 with a risk factor would be vaccinated starting June

QCOSTARICA - If the arrival of vaccines to Costa Rica against Covid-19 continue to without delays, by June the vaccination of Group 3, which includes people between 18 and 58 years old with risk factors, would begin. Currently, the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS)...

CCSS reports 149,812 vaccines applied against covid-19

QCOSTARICA - The Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) reports applying a total of 149,812 vaccines against covid-19, reaching a national application rate of 2.90 per 100 inhabitants; this according to the Vaccination Information System (SIVA) as of February 26, 2021.   As explained by Dr....

58 or older? This you what should know about the COVID-19 vaccination

QCOSTARICA -  On Tuesday this week, a new batch of COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer arrived, and with that began vaccination of people of 58 years old or more. The Comisión Nacional de Vacunación y Epidemiología del Ministerio de Salud (National Commission of Vaccination and Epidemiology...

80% of the vaccines that Costa Rica will receive in February will be for people over 58 years of age

QCOSTARICA - Given that the delivery of vaccines against Covid-19 are suspended until the second half of February, the Comisión Nacional de Vacunación y Epidemiología (CNVE) - National Commission for Vaccination and Epidemiology - made a variation in the distribution of the immunization campaign. The...

Costa Rica has the best immunization rate in Latin America

QCOSTARICA - The Covid-19 vaccination campaign in Costa Rica is excepted to accelerate likely in February when the number of vaccines received in January would double, thanks to the arrival of the first doses developed by AstraZeneca. “By February we hope to double the arrival...

Private sector offers 1,200 pharmacies to expedite vaccination against Covid-19

QCOSTARICA - To streamline the process, the 1,200 private pharmacies in the Costa Rica have proposed to join the vaccination campaign against Covid-19. This and other proposals was organized by the Cámara de la Salud (Chamber of Health). What is sought is that through public-private partnerships...

58 years and older would receive a vaccine in the second trimester

QCOSTARICA - It will be after March when the vaccination against covid-19 begins for people aged 58 and over, who make up the second priority group, regardless of whether or not they have any risk factors. Leandra Abarca Gómez, coordinator of the Expanded Immunization Program...

Caja denies complications in first vaccinated against covid-19

QCOSTARICA - The Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) - Costa Rican Social Security Fund -  commonly known as Caja, reported that the first health officials and older seniors vaccinated against covid-19 are in good health. The institution denied rumors circulating on social networks about...

Costa Rica hospitals with limited beds available in critical intensive care

QCOSTARICA - Only nine critical intensive care beds were unoccupied at 1 pm this Tuesday (December 22) in the hospitals of the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS). - Costa Rican Social Security Fund. Through a message from the press office, the CCSS or Caja...

Covid-19 in Costa Rica: CCSS prepares 2.5 million vaccination cards for those immunized against covid-19

QCOSTARICA - All who are vaccinated against covid-19 starting in the coming months will receive a card with a record of the vaccination. The Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) - Costa Rican Social Security Fund (CCSS) - is preparing the document for 2.5 million...

Covid-19 in Costa Rica: Caja warned reaching max of hiring professionals necessary for the care of patients

QCOSTARICA - After multiple and vehement calls to maintain measures to prevent the rebound in covid-19 cases at Christmas time, the number of news cases daily continues in the 1,000 mark, hospitalizations are up and so are deaths. In the week from Saturday, November 28)...

CCSS will apply rapid tests to detect COVID-19

QCOSTARICA - The Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS), locally known as the "Caja", will begin using rapid tests to detect COVID-19 starting next week. Its use was approved by the Ministry of Health on September 28, given the increase in infections that were occurring...

COVID-19 has sent 5,000 people to hospital in Costa Rica

(QCOSTARICA) Almost 5,000 people in Costa Rica have occupied hospital beds due to COVID-19, reveals the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS). According to data from the Medical Management of the CCSS, as of September 18, a total of 4,854 people been discharged from one...

Residents can now enter Costa Rica without being current with their Caja payments

(QCOSTARICA) Foreigner residents of Costa Rica can now enter the country legally even if they behind on the Caja Costarricense de Seguro Social (CCSS) payments. The change was announced this Monday night, September 7, 2020, and applies immediately. Residents who are behind on their Caja payments...

Pandemic leaves Costa Rica without vaccines against polio, tetanus, chickenpox and pneumonia

(QCOSTARICA) Six months after the declaration of national emergency due to the pandemic, an unprecedented situation has arisen: the shortage of three vaccines, which represent around 30% of that applied to children and seniors. Until this August 27, the General Store of the Caja Costarricense...

Caja continues reduction in health insurance for September

(QCOSTARICA) For the sixth consecutive month, the Caja Costarricense maintains a reduction in monthly contributions. The decision, which benefits employers, self-employed workers, and the voluntary insured. Employer contributions will remain reduced to 15% with respect to the contributions o February 2020. ...

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