Puerto Vallarta-Las Palmas Highway Sanitary Filter is Reinforced

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*The same was done at all points where the sanitary filters are in Jalisco. The objective is to continue with the protocols established in the state's COVID-19 plan to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. In total there are 9 filters installed in the state, 4 of them in the borders with Michoacán, Guanajuato, Colima and Nayarit.       

Official Statement- In the preamble to the entry into Phase 0 of the Jalisco Plan for Economic Reactivation, activity was reinforced in the sanitary filters installed in different highway sections of the entity, three of them at the entrances to the Guadalajara Metropolitan Area.

The objective is to continue with the protocols established in the Jalisco COVID-19 Plan to safeguard the health of Jalisco residents and thus prevent the spread of the Coronavirus in the State.

In each of the sanitary filters, there is the presence of operating personnel from different levels of government; they make a random stop of vehicles, which will allow timely action in the event of detecting people with respiratory symptoms or discomfort.

Personnel from the Ministry of Health carry out the review in the sanitary filters, body temperature is taken from drivers and passengers and a questionnaire is applied to them; If they have symptoms they will be recommended to return home and call the Coronavirus COVID-19 3338233220 hotline, where patients will be provided with a follow-up.


Filters are installed at the following points

-Highway to Morelia (Santa Cruz de las Flores)

-Highway to Chapala (Ixtlahuacán de los Membrillos)

-Highway to Nogales (Venta del Astillero)

-Entrance to the municipality of Tapalpa

-Entrance to the municipality of Mazamitla


Additionally, the operation of the four interstate filters located on the borders with Michoacán, Guanajuato, Colima and

Nayarit are maintained, which are found at the following checkpoints:


-Degollado-La Piedad Highway (On the border between Jalisco and Michoacán)

-Caseta de Leon-Lagos de Moreno highway toll both (On the border between Jalisco and Guanajuato)

-San Marcos Toll Booth on the highway to Manzanillo (On the border between Jalisco and Colima)

-Las Palmas-Puerto Vallarta Highway (In the Jalisco-Nayarit direction)


The participating agencies in these devices are: the Ministry of Security, the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the police stations of the municipalities involved, the Jalisco State Civil Protection and Fire Department, as well as the Red Cross.