DC inspected District Hospital and Quarantine Home wards at GHSS Shopian.
SHOPIAN, MARCH 26: To review the preparedness of District Administration for containing corona virus, the Deputy Commissioner (DC), Shopian, Chaudhary Mohammad Yasin visited District Hospital Shopian and took stock of of various facilities there, here today.
He was accompanied by the Medical Superintendent DH Shopian, BMO and other concerned.
The DC directed the officials to set up a dedicated help desk near the parking area of the hospital for the convenience of the patients coming to hospital for treatment. He took round of the isolation room and flu corner and took stock of the arrangements. He directed the hospital administration to ensure proper sanitation in the hospital and follow a daily cleaning routine besides, providing ample amount of hand sanitiser and soaps to the people visiting the health institute.
DC directed the Medical Superintendent to install the signage at each point for the convenience of the patients and attendants.
While taking stock of the quarantine home set up at GHSS building the DC directed the health authorities to complete the remaining work of electrification and ensure sanitation of toilets and bathrooms at the earliest.
The DC urged the patients not to panic and adhere to the advisories issued by the District administration Shopian for containing the incidents of COVID-19. He also requested the people not to visit hospitals unnecessarily or for minor ailments and maintain social distance.
He appealed the people to follow all guidelines and instructions issued by the District Administration and Health department to avert the threat, not to panic and heed rumours spread on social media about the covid-19. He said that the district administration has already made adequate arrangements to combat the situation.