Sonepur: As part of the initiatives to combat the spread of coronavirus, the Sonepur district administration has started home delivery of medicines and grocery items to households within the jurisdiction of the municipality.
The administration has roped in few medicine and grocery stores at various places in the municipality area to provide the home delivery services. People can directly call up the stores to get the products at their doorsteps without paying extra delivery charges .
Telemedicine Service in Subarnapur:
Home delivery of essential medicines/life saving drugs on prescription of a Doctor through our panel of Medical Store over Call/WhatsApp.@CMO_Odisha @HFWOdisha pic.twitter.com/sDFmgl4a4b
— Collector Subarnapur (@DM_Subarnapur) April 1, 2020
The administration has advised the people not to visit medicine stores unless it is related to coronavirus or very urgent.
“ Contact our panel of medical stores over call or WhatsApp between 9 am-11 am and 5 pm -7 pm for home delivery of essential medicines or life saving drugs on prescriptions of a doctor along with daily use medicines,” read a tweet of the district Collector.
However, the minimum purchase amount is 300 for delivery of both groceries and medicines.