Bhubaneswar: Contemplating the excessive demand for medical oxygen for COVID-19 sufferers, the state authorities on Saturday issued a set of modalities for easy provide of the cylinders.
In a letter to district collectors, municipal commissioners, authorities medical schools and CDM & PHOs, further chief secretary, Well being and Household Welfare division, Pradipta Kumar Mohapatra has directed to comply with modalities talked about beneath for provide of oxygen cylinders to COVID Care Centres and COVID Care Properties.
Following are the modalities to be adopted:
- The medicine inspector of the district shall guarantee well timed dispatch of the empty cylinders to the assigned fillers and inform his counterpart within the areas at which the filler is stationed for well timed filling of the cylinders.
- The medicine inspector shall determine a set level for 3 to 4 CCCs in session with the medical superintendents and CDMOs and PHOs and assign transport automobiles to every assortment level.
- The medical superintendents/CDMOs and PHOs shall have interaction automobiles for transportation of the oxygen cylinders by utlilising current automobiles or by hiring non-public automobiles following monetary pointers. The small print of the automobiles should be shared with the native medicine inspector for GPS tagging.
- The hiring fees might be met from public well being response funds or every other appropriate head from which transportation fees in the direction of COVID-19 administration are being presently met.