GGD Hollands Midden opens an information line on the health of refugees from Ukraine

The vaccination site is in Leiderdorp. Archive photo

Analura Molducci


Since Friday, the GGD has opened an information line where anyone with questions about the care and health of refugees from Ukraine can call: 085078 28 79.

The call center is available daily from 8 am to 8 pm. The phone line is available Both professionals and individuals. People can ask their questions in Dutch and English. He. She The information point in Hollands Maiden is an initiative of the Security District, Hecht GGD and Hecht GHOR. You can also send an email to [email protected].

Hollands Maiden will receive many refugees in the near future. Hundreds of refugees have already been accommodated in the first municipal reception sites. Both GGD and GHOR provide advice and support in the organization of (medical) care and health. There is cooperation with the Red Cross and the Dutch Refugee Council.

GGD provides advice on establishing a safe and healthy reception site, and provides guidance for organizing assistance with psychosocial problems and trauma. “We pay special attention to children. You can also contact us for information about infectious diseases such as measles, tuberculosis, rabies (rabies) and of course, coronavirus. This includes providing vaccinations. We also know how you can count on your GP, dentist and hospital care. You can also contact all other questions about care or health in relation to refugees.

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