Srinagar Mayor Chairs meeting for establishment of covid wellness centres 

Srinagar 29 April (KNS): Mayor of Srinagar Junaid Azim Mattoo, today chaired a high-level meeting in his office chamber regarding setting up of 3 covid wellness centres which will act as emergency centres to three designated hospital of Srinagar. 
The meeting was attended by Commissioner, SMC, Director Health Services Kashmir, Joint Commissioner, SMC, FA/Chief Accounts Officer, Deputy Director Planning, Nodal Officer Covid Divisional Control Room, M/S Ehsaas International NGO) .
Mr Mattu while expressing concern over the prevailing situation pandemic directed that Director Health Services Kashmir shall maintain these wellness centres as level II Covid Care facility to manage mildly ill patients, referred to these centres from the designated covid hospital and shall provide medicines to the under arrangement at covid wellness centres.
The Mayor further desired that covid wellness centres will be monitored and managed by the designated covid hospitals to which the centre will be attached as an extension.
It was decided that “ the treatment regiment will be from the covid Hospital & no change in the same will be done at the wellness centre unless authorized by the treating consultant”.
Moreover, a nodal officer will be designated from each covid hospital as a single point of contact.
Radiological & laboratory support in case will be provided by the designated Covid Hospital 
It was further directed that Ehsaan international will provide PPE Kits, Oxygen Concentrators and Oxygen Cylinders for the wellness centre. 
Voluntary Medicare society will provide Paramedical and ancillary staff for the wellness centres. They will also help provide wheelchairs and Ambulance for each centre.
Mr Matuu directed the  SMC authorizes to provide Beds with accessories, Sanitization / Cleaning at Wellness Centres.
SMC will also provide space for the wellness centres at identified community Halls under its jurisdiction.
The mayor desired to set up one wellness centre initially at Community Hall Baba Demb which will be attached to CD Hospital as an extension in the due course of time, other wellness centres attached to two more designated Covid Hospital will be set up.(KNS)

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