DC Udhampur reviews facilities at quarantine centres

DC Udhampur Dr Piyush Singla chairing a meeting on Friday.
DC Udhampur Dr Piyush Singla chairing a meeting on Friday.

Excelsior Correspondent
UDHAMPUR, May 22: District Development Commissioner, Udhampur Dr. Piyush Singla today convened a detailed meeting with all Nodal Officers of the designated quarantine centres at Conference Hall here.
He reviewed the facilities being provided to inmates in each quarantine centre. He asked the concerned officers to provide sufficient number of PPE kit to the concerned Magistrates for the officials on duty in the quarantine centres. He asked to ensure that sufficient toilet facilities are available in all the quarantine centres and if required additional toilet facilities should be created immediately. He stressed on sanitation and hygiene of the quarantine centres. CEO Municipality was asked for regular fumigation of these centres.
Dr Singla also took review of sanitation, food quality, drinking water, bedding, health care facilities in each quarantine centres and advised Magistrates on duty that special care should be taken of children , pregnant women and nursing women and ensure that all facilities are provided to inmates and they should feel homely in quarantine centres. He called for establishment of help desk at Railway Station and sample collection centre Tikri to aware returnees about the availability of paid quarantine in the district. He asked health authorities to reconcile the sample reports with the quarantine management immediately and ensure all having negative reports are released for home quarantine .
Among others, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Nagendra Singh Jamwal, DFO, Shavaita Jandial, Nodal Officers quarantine centres Ranjeet Singh, Harbans Lal, Subash Dogra, CMO, Dr. K.C Dogra, DHO and Dr. Mohd Yaseen were present in the meeting.


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