Did you know that after applying the SARS CoV2 booster vaccines, antibodies improve the neutralization effect against the Omicron variant?

One of the goals of vaccines is to produce neutralizing antibodies against viruses. A new published study confirms how the antibodies produced by booster vaccines against SARS CoV2, improve the neutralization effect against the new variant of this virus.

Prueba de COVID-19 para viajeros

Prueba de detección para COVID-19

El Hospital CIMA San José ofrece a sus estimables pacientes y pasajeros de aerolíneas, la prueba de detección para COVID-19, la cual actualmente es requisito para ingresar a varios paises alrededor del mundo, incluyendo los Estados Unidos. Ponemos a disposición la prueba de PCR, la cual es necesaria para poder ingresar a paises como Canadá, […]

Covid-19 Testing for Airline Passengers

Covid Tests

Hospital CIMA is pleased to offer Covid-19 tests for airline passengers as required by many governments around the world, including the United States. We offer the PCR test which is required for travel to Canada and parts of Europe and South America and is one of the two testing options required for air travel to […]

Joint Commission International Accreditation

Joint Commission International Accreditation

Hospital CIMA San Jose is pleased to announce that it has earned, for the fifth consecutive time, Joint Commission International’s Gold Seal of Approval®, Seventh Edition for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its internationally recognized standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe […]

Let’s talk about Covid-19 vaccines

It was with great joy and hope that we received the news on December 24, 2020 in Costa Rica from the Health Authorities that the Covid-19 vaccination program would initiate. Without a doubt, vaccination is the most effective measure to reduce the number of cases and deaths arising from SARS Cov-2 infection. However, to ensure […]

Did you know that discontinuing your high blood pressure medication without consulting your physician during the COVID-19 pandemic may lead to increased complications?

Although some antihypertensives, such as angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor agonists, share a common receptor with SARS-Cov 2, there is currently no medical evidence to support discontinuing them. What has been confirmed is that when patients suspend the use of these medications, the result is poor pressure control and therefore, potential complications if the […]

Did you know that fever is the most common symptom in children with the systemic inflammatory response syndrome associated with COVID-19?

Both the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in the United Kingdom and the World Health Organization concur that 100% of pediatric patients with COVID-19 present with a fever of 24 hours or more.  If your child has a fever during this time of pandemic, it is best to get him or her tested […]

Did you know why the reduction in ability to taste (hypogeusia) and the loss of the olfactory sense (anosmia) are viewed as alarm signals for COVID-19?

In a region in France patients diagnosed with COVID-19 were asked to fill out a questionnaire with reported symptoms. 32% of them confirmed that hypogeusia and anosmia were new symptoms.  In the paper the authors assert that these symptoms are caused because SAR-CoV2 has the ability to invade the olfactory nerves.

Harvard Business Review recognizes CIMA Hospital for protecting employees

This publication highlights a system that allows for tracking and analysis of work-related accidents Hospital went from 60 work-related accidents annually five years ago, to just three in 2020 Karla Barquero karlabarquero.asesora@larepublica.net Monday 06 July 2020 “Recognition is intangible but it instills pride and encourages us to move forward in communicating to staff so that […]