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Free oxygen filling center starts in Magdalena Mixhuca

Mexico City.- on Wednesday, the Government of Mexico City, in collaboration with the Mexican company Grupo INFRA, launched a « Center for filling Medicinal Oxygen » in the Weapons Room of the Magdalena Mixhuca Sports City.

This distribution center is the largest of its kind in the country, it has a liquid oxygen storage tank with which up to 400 refills of portable cylinders can be carried out per day, in a free service schedule from Monday to Friday from 09 : 00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

This center is added to those that offer free oxygen distribution in the Iztapalapa, Gustavo A. Madero, Álvaro Obregón and Milpa Alta municipalities.

The goal is that thousands of patients in need of oxygen therapy in the capital have the opportunity to continue their treatment in the fight against COVID-19.

Family members must go to receive their refill with portable cylinders of 682 to 3,450 liters with a current hydrostatic test, in addition to not having contaminants or leaks and being in appropriate physical condition.

The purpose is to guarantee the safety in the filling and use of this type of cylinders, safeguarding the integrity of the patients.

During the pandemic there has been an exponential growth in the demand for medicinal oxygen, which has led Grupo INFRA to prioritize the 24-hour supply to public and private hospitals, ambulances, points of sale and recharging, as well as bringing oxygen to the addresses of patients who need it.

INFRA is a Mexican company with more than 100 years of experience and represents one of the most important nuclei of the national industry. It is currently made up of more than 30 companies.

And it is engaged in the production, sale and distribution of cryogenic, industrial, high purity, specialty and medicinal gases, as well as cryogenic storage tanks, welding, welding and cutting machines and equipment, personal protective equipment and a wide range of welding products.

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