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Nosara has a New Health Committee

By Arianna McKinney

About 38 people were in attendance at the office of the Nosara Development Association on Saturday, August 18th, when a new Health Committee was formed. The aim of the committee is to address local health problems.

For example, on Mondays many have to travel to Nicoya when the buses are full to get blood tests done. To resolve this issue, the health committee's first priority is to bring a specialist to the EBAIS to do blood tests in Nosara once a week and bring the results the following week, explained Seidy Ugalde Rivera, secretary of the new committee.

Another priority for the committee is to coordinate with the EBAIS staff regarding the limited quantity of appointments available each day, with people having to go to the EBAIS at 3 a.m. to wait in line in hopes of getting an appointment. To address this issue, Ugalde said the committee will work with the doctor and the Development Association to look into the possibility of bringing a second doctor to Nosara's EBAIS.

Members of the new committee are: President Martin Chacon, Vice President Denis Matarrita, Secretary Seidy Ugalde Rivera, Treasurer Juanita Aviles Mayorga, Fiscal Jose Reyes, Vocal 1 Edith Quiros Avila and Vocal 2 Pablo Romero.


 

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By the end of August, 26 members of the community gathered and held votes for the new Music and Culture committees.

Municipality Starts Recycling Collection Service in Samara

As of Wednesday, September 12, the environmental management department of the Municipality of Nicoya is beginning selective collection service for recyclables in Samara. A municipal van will pick up items each Wednesday.

Independence Day Celebration Parades are Suspended

The lantern parade, the torch’s arrival and the September 15th parade, where baton twirlers, lyres and drums can be seen and heard, have all been suspended as a result of the emergency in the canton of Nicoya after the Wednesday, September 5th earthquake and because of the high magnitude aftershocks that are still taking place.

Karaoke Dance in Garza to Support Blue Flag Efforts

Show your talent on the dance floor or with the microphone during a danceable karaoke on Friday, September 14th at 7 p.m. in Barco de Amor in Garza.

New Classrooms Flood at Samara’s High School

Samara’s rural high school now has two rows of new classrooms, but there’s a problem with the row closest to the street —the rooms flood with rainwater.

Architectural Students Present Design for Park in Samara

The vision for a park in the heart of Samara is an ambitious project, already two years in the making, and it will take at least two to three more years to secure financing and make it a reality, according to Marco Carmona, president of CASATUR, Samara’s tourism chamber. 

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