COVID-19 outbreak: Fever Clinics coming up at various locations soon | KNO

Div Com visits 24x7 Control rooms; urges officers to work in mission mode
COVID-19 outbreak: Fever Clinics coming up at various locations soon | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, Apr 06 (KNO): Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole, visited round the clock Control Rooms at NHM, Old Secretariat to inspect preparedness and overall arrangements in place, there. He announced setting up of Fever Clinics in pre-fab structures at different locations in Srinagar and elsewhere. He was informed that the Control Rooms have all the requisite facilities including Contact tracing, dedicated four land lines for 24x7 helpline, patients counselling and setting up institutional quarantine facilities at various locations. Besides, having an effective mechanism in place, for regular monitoring and proper surveillance of home quarantine at all wards and mohallas. For extensive testing the Control Rooms have mobile sampling facilities at district headquarters. Besides, in view of OPD closure in health institutions Fever Clinics are being set up at different locations in Pre-Fab structures. These Fever Clinics will be manned by four doctors and other staff, who are being deputed at each clinic with proper protection gear for treatment and on-spot sampling. The Divisional Commissioner stressed upon the concerned officials to play a proactive role and work in mission mode to ward off the threat posed by Corona virus. Later, Div Com visited 24x7 control room at KPDCL office, Jehangir Chowk and took stock of arrangements made by the authorities, there. He exhorted concerned to maintain high level of vigil and alertness and to work as a military-unit to combat the COVID-19 infection across the valley. Officer Special Duty NHM, Owais Ahmad, OSD, KPDCL, Aijaz Ahmad and other concerned officers were accompanying the Divisional Commissioner –(KNO)