DDC holds preparedness meeting to prevent Corona Virus

District Development Commissioner, Dr. Piyush Singla today convened a meeting of District Surveillance Committee to review preparedness regarding prevention of Corona virus in the district.

Detailed discussions were held on various preparations with regard to generating awareness among the common masses in the district about the Corona virus and its symptoms and prevention.

The DDC asked the health department to establish isolated wards in the District Hospital for the patients having Corona virus like symptoms.

The meeting was informed that no case of Corona virus infected/suspected has been found in the district. Doctors were instructed to remain stationed at their respective place of posting and sensitize the public about the Corona virus and measures that need to be taken to prevent and control its spread.

CMO informed that surveillance team is framed and DHO Dr. Yaseen is designated as Nodal Officer. DDC asked ACD, CMO and other officers to prepare a list of students of Udhampur studying outside country and also advised the persons who visited China recently to come forward and get their medical checkup as a precautionary measure.

ACD and CEO Municipality were asked to sensitize the PRIs, Councilors, Vendors, Rehari, Fari walas to maintain hygiene and take precautionary measures.

Among others, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Dr. Gurvinderjeet Singh, Assistant Commissioner Development , Mushtaq Choudhary, District Information Officer, Er. Sajad Bashir Somberia, CMO, Dr. K.C Dogra, besides all Block Medical Officers (MBOs) Medical Officers and other officers of health and other allied departments were present in the meeting.

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