Hyderabad: After taking a decision to run outpatient facilities on Sunday and public holidays in all tertiary hospitals in the State to control spiralling fever cases, the Health Department on Tuesday decided to extend same to all Area and District Hospitals and CHCs (Community Health Centres) across the State. All these institutions come under TVVP (Telangana Vaidya Vidhana Parishad) purview. Also Read – JIH organises Eid Milap for sanitary workers Advertise With Us Communication in this regard has been sent to Superintendents and in-charges of the 120-odd hospitals and Health Centres in various districts. They have been told to run evening outpatient facilities for two hours every day (4 pm to 6 pm) for the next four weeks. Also, hospital superintendents were told to increase OP registration counters, consultation rooms and deploy doctors from other specialities to the outpatient facility depending on number of patient present. Hospitals were told to do 100 per cent lab investigations and also maintain sufficient drugs in the hospital. They were also asked to monitor fever cases daily and identify the fever trends (urban/rural/tribal) and submit details to the department regularly.
Spiralling of Fever Cases All hospitals told to open OP