Burla: Authorities of VIMSAR, Burla today decided to suspend the out-patient department (OPD) services of Medicine department from tomorrow. The institute’s Director Lalit Kumar Meher informed the OPD services of the Medicine department will remain closed from tomorrow till August 12.
The decision was taken after 38 Doctors of Medicine Department of the institute were sent on quarantine. So far, a total of 70 Doctors of the institute have gone for quarantine.
As the OPD services of the Medicine Department will remain closed, telemedicine services of the department will be launched from tomorrow, Meher added. The VISMAR issued two numbers – 7655051598 and 7655051601 to provide telemedicine facilities to critical patients of Medicine department.
Meher further requested people not to visit the hospital if health condition is not critical, adding that the OPD services of other departments will be function as usual.