DC reviews progress on establishment of quarantine facility in Kishtwar
In order to review the preparedness of district administration to combat the spreading corona virus, the District Development Commissioner, Kishtwar Rajinder Singh Tara today visited District Hospital Kishtwar and reviewed establishment of various f
Post by on Sunday, March 8, 2020
In order to review the preparedness of district administration to combat the spreading corona virus, the District Development Commissioner, Kishtwar Rajinder Singh Tara today visited District Hospital Kishtwar and reviewed establishment of various facilities there.
The DDC was accompanied by the ADDC Kishtwar Mohd Hanif Malik; ADC Kishtwar Pawan Parihar; CMO Kishtwar Dr. Ravinder Manhas; Medical Superintendent DH Kishtwar, Dr. Tariq Parveez and other officials.
During his visit, the DDC took detailed inspection of 11 bedded 02 Isolation wards and 14 bedded Quarantine house both established at District Hospital Kishtwar as well as in another 10 bedded quarantine house establishment at Bursar Guest House at NHPC Colony.
These specially designed quarantine houses have been created outside main hospital in order to ensure the safety of other patients.
DDC directed Medical Superintendent DH Kishtwar to fix the directions and signage boards at each point to facilitate the patients and attendants.
While taking the review of the old hospital building which has been converted into the 14 bedded quarantine house, the DDC directed the health authorities to complete the remaining work of electrification and ensure sanitation of toilets and bathrooms at the earliest.
Besides, CMO Kishtwar was directed to constitute surveillance teams of district which will be based upon 20-25 persons and which will be looking after everything regarding Corona throughout the district and assist the administration and hospital authorities at the time of exigency if any.
In order to facilitate the patients at the time of emergency, DDC asked the CMO to establish a Help Desk at conspicuous place in the premises of District Hospital.