Tribune Information Service

Chandigarh, January 6

With the sharp rise in COVID circumstances, PGI has determined to run bodily OPDs by appointment solely system from January 10. The registration time can be from 8 am to 9:30 am.

This can be adopted in all OPDs – New OPD, Superior Eye Centre, Superior Cardiac Centre, Superior Pediatrics Centre, Drug De-addiction Therapy Middle (DDTC) and Oral Well being Sciences Middle (Dental OPD).

“Crowd places susceptible to outbreak of COVID-19 amongst sufferers, attendants and well being employees in OPD areas of the institute. Subsequently, it has been determined that tele-consultation can be used as the primary level of contact between sufferers and docs. Sufferers can be assessed first by tele-consultation and from January 10 onwards solely those that require additional analysis and investigation can be referred to as for appointment on the OPD. The first goal behind this resolution is to forestall comorbid sufferers from coming involved with Covid-19 an infection,” the PGI mentioned.

The institute requested the individuals to go to the OPD solely with prior appointment and guarantee that there’s just one attendant accompanying a affected person within the OPD.

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