OPD of 1 more Govt Hospital in Odisha closed for indefinite period

Jeypore: Authorities of the Saheed Laxman Nayak Medical College and Hospital in Koraput district closed its Outpatient Department (OPD) for indefinite period from today.  

However, patients requiring immediate medical attention will be allowed for treatment at the hospital.

Following a meeting held in the office of Medical Superintendent on July 29 and discussion with the district Collector, the authorities decided to to take the following steps for prevention of COVID-19 infection in the hospital:

  • All routine OPDs are closed from today until further orders.
  • The General casualty/paediatric casualty/isolation ward and labour room will function as usual.
  • Only emergency cases are to be admitted to the hospital.
  • Only one attendant will be allowed to accompany the patients.
  • Wearing mask in the hospital and its premises is mandatory for all staff, patients and attendants.
  • No outsider will be allowed to park their two wheelers/four wheelers in the hospital premises. Police deployed in the campus may impose fine on defaulters as per law.
  • Staff of all categories should not leave their duty of place without any intimation during this pandemic situation and any deviation will be viewed seriously.

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