The "flood zone" characteristic of the planned location for the health center would require the establishment of corrective measures depending on the type of center planned.
The councilors of Urbanism and Health of the City of Lorca, José Luis Ruiz Guillén and José Ángel Ponce, this morning have offered a press conference in which they have reported on the state in which is the process of construction of the new Health Center of San Cristóbal before the recent publications in which it was shown that the initial location foreseen by the previous Government Team is a "flood zone".
The Town Planning Councilor informed that "we are waiting for the pronouncement of the Ministry of Health on what type of health center to develop, as well as the assessment of the proposals sent by the municipal technical services, to carry out corrective measures. "
Guillén Ruiz detailed that "among the proposed measures highlights that the ground floor is intended for complementary health care services such as the rehabilitation area or the treatment room while the medical consultation room, which concentrates more agglomeration of users, is will locate from the first floor ".
And the report of the simplified strategic environmental assessment process was issued to the Hydrographic Confederation on October 18, 2018 and the report of the municipal technical services, which established measures to mitigate the risk of flooding and specify the type of center implant, was sent to the Ministry of Health on November 2.
El Edil assured that "to date we have not received a response from the community and, therefore, they are blocking the solution."
Meanwhile, the Councilor for Health denounced that "the Popular Party has not been able to carry out the necessary steps to build a health center that, after all these years, and should be done especially based on precisely the forecasts made by the Ministry of Health ".
Some forecasts published by the Ministry itself in 2008 and which established that, based on the cards attached to the Health Center of San Diego, it is necessary to unfold in another new health center in the area of â€‹â€‹San Cristóbal in order to decongest the one in San Diego.
José Ángel Ponce explained that "the current Department of Health and Urban Planning, start practically from scratch to find the best solution so that, as soon as possible, the residents of the neighborhood of San Cristóbal have this much-needed new health center, especially since the Popular Party closed the urgencies of San Diego in 2016. "
Ponce Diaz complained that "too long has been this permissive City Council with the Ministry of Health" and has assured the residents of the neighborhood of San Cristobal that "they can have peace of mind that this Government Team, with the commitment of its Mayor , Diego José Mateos, will have that necessary Health Center as soon as possible ".
Source: Ayuntamiento de Lorca