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Chandigarh: 24*7 COVID Health Control Room set-up at GMSH-16 to facilitate COVID patients
Chandigarh, January 16, 2022:
A 24x7 COVID Health Control Room is now functional in the GMSH-16 with five parallel telephone lines.
The UT health department informed that doctors, Interns and other support staff are available in the COVID Health Control Room, round the clock. Citizens can call on Help Line Number-1075 for all the COVID related issues like Vaccination, Medical Oxygen, Home Isolation and ambulance etc.
Considering that about 98% COVID positive patients are in Home Isolation, special attention is being given by the Health Department for their well being. Any COVID patient in Home Isolation may call on Help Line Number-1075 for any medical assistance. The Control Room is well equipped for making arrangements about :
• Telephonic consultation by the Doctor
• Video Interaction with the Doctor
• Sending medical team and Ambulance at the home of the patient
If the patient in Home Isolation wants to interact with the Doctor through WhatsApp video call then also he/she may contact the Control Room and one of the Senior Doctors will answer the queries and doubts of the patient and will suggest required medicines and other precautions.
The COVID positive patients in Home Isolation need not worry because immediate medical care will be provided to them on priority. In case of any emergency, they should immediately contact the HelpLine no. 1075 which is now functional round the clock.