Namchi, 29th May(IPR): Hon’ble Minister Transport Department cum Area MLA Mr Sanjeet Kharel inaugurated a separate ‘Flu Clinic’ at Namthang Primary Health Centre (PHC) today. Present during the occasion was Medical Office In-charge Dr Mingyur Bhutia, BDO (Namthang) Mr Ram Tamang, CDPO Mr Lakshman Tamang, Medical staff of the PHC and local gentry.
This kind of flu clinic is one of its kind which has been established in a makeshift structure at the vicinity of Namthang PHC. This clinic will cater to people who are suffering from fever and other flues like symptoms. Patients who have completed 21 days of mandatory quarantine period but still have flu-like indication can visit the clinic for a check-up. The medical practitioners will do a thermal scan and if necessary will refer the patient to hospitals. This clinic will aid the public of the locality in the future as well.
The main guidelines of COVID-19 will be strictly followed at this clinic and if anyone is suspected of COVID-19 symptoms then the patient will directly be transported to STNM, Gangtok.