Benidorm City Council and Hosbec once again offer accommodation to health personnel


January 11, 2021
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As they did during the first wave of the pandemic, the Benidorm City Council and the Hosbec hotel association make tourist apartments available to the health personnel who provide services in the La Vila Joiosa regional hospital, the Benidorm Clinic Hospital, IMED Levante and the city's health centers. This was announced by the mayor, Toni Pérez, who has indicated that “we are resuming this service in view of the increase in the incidence of Covid in the Valencian territory and with the aim of offering a safe, comfortable and risk-free alternative to accommodation. health personnel who are on the front line fighting the virus and their families ”.

Toni Pérez recalled that "during the first wave, 34 health professionals made use of this free service that worked for 45 days". "Most of them - he added - were professionals from the La Vila Joiosa Regional Hospital who in their family environment had elderly or vulnerable people, and almost half of them were nurses or nursing assistants."

The mayor has detailed that “as in the first wave, it will be the City Council, through the #RAC -Network of Collective Aid- coordinated from the Department of the Presidency, who will be in charge of processing and managing this accommodation for health personnel interested". Thus, professionals have at their disposal the application form at this link Click Here . 

Toni Pérez has stated that with this initiative "from Benidorm we want to help and take care of those who take care of us and facilitate as much as possible the exercise of their task, being aware that they drag many months of struggle and that at the moment they are facing again to a complicated situation due to the increase in cases of which the Marina Baixa is no stranger ”. A situation that has led the regional authorities to apply new and more restrictions to try to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

Likewise, the mayor thanked Hosbec and the companies of the entity that offer their establishments "for their commitment to the city and the region by putting, once again, their resources at the disposal of the common good."

Toni Pérez has affirmed that "this is an action that we undertook from minute 1 of the pandemic, which resulted in the hardest moments of the first wave and that now, probably much anticipating the need, we put on the table" . An offer, he stressed, that it be made "from the utmost loyalty to those who are standing up for all of us who live here, and also to the competent administrations responsible for these services."

Benidorm offers the Ministry infrastructure and resources for vaccination

In this regard, the mayor has reported that the City Council offers "to the Generalitat Valenciana and to the health authority all the logistical, infrastructure and city resources available" for "vaccination". A vaccination that "we hope will soon be deployed to the entire population, as long as it is addressed in nursing homes."

"In our conscience and ethics as the City Council is to help in everything that is in our power," he reaffirmed.