Snowfall exigency: DHSK orders CMOs, MSs, BMOs not to leave stations
Srinagar: Heath authorities on Tuesday asked all the Chief Medical Officers, Medical Superintendents and Block Medical Officers not to leave their station without seeking prior permission “so as to make sure that health care facilities don’t get hampered due to snowfall.”
“In order to meet out any emergency situation that may arise due to heavy snow fall in Kashmir Division, all the Chief Medical Officers / Medical Superintendents / Block Medical Officers are hereby directed not to leave their station without seeking prior permission from this office, so as to make sure that health care facilities don’t get hampered due to snowfall,” reads an order by Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather, Director Health Services Kashmir.
In addition, all the hospital administrators have been asked to put in place adequate heating arrangements in their respective hospitals and make sure that snow on the roads leading to the hospitals is cleared and ambulances are fitted with snow chains. (GNS)
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