SMC To Setup Three Covid Wellness Centres

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Srinagar: Mayor of Srinagar Junaid Azim Mattoo, Thursday expressed concern over the prevailing situation due to pandemic in the Srinagar city.

He was speaking while chairing a meeting in his office chamber regarding setting up of 3 covid wellness centres which will act as emergency centres to three designated hospital of Srinagar.

Mattu directed the Director Health Services Kashmir to maintain these wellness centres as level II Covid Care facilities to manage mildly ill patients, referred to these centres from the designated covid hospitals and to provide medicines to the under arrangement at covid wellness centres.

The Mayor further desired that covid wellness centres will be monitored and managed by the designated covid hospitals to which the centre will be attached as an extension.

It was decided that the treatment regiment will be from the covid Hospital & no change in the same will be done at the wellness centre unless authorised by the treating consultant.

Moreover, a nodal officer will be designated from each covid hospital as a single point of contact.

Radiological & laboratory support in case will be provided by the designated Covid Hospital

It was further directed that Ehsaan international will provide PPE Kits, Oxygen Concentrators and Oxygen Cylinders for the wellness centre.

Voluntary Medicare society will provide Paramedical and ancillary staff for the wellness centres. They will also help provide wheelchairs and Ambulance for each centre.

Mattu directed the SMC to provide Beds with accessories, Sanitization / Cleaning at Wellness Centres.

SMC will also provide space for the wellness centres at identified community Halls under its jurisdiction.

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