Patients can take system from pink cross Bhawan on minimal each day hire, refundable safety with physician’s prescription and assure
Administration is duty-bound to assist the sufferers on this attempting time- DC Ghanshyam Thori
JALANDHAR: Amidst an unprecedented surge within the Covid instances which have led to the sky-rocketing demand for life-saving fuel, the district
the administration led by Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori has set up an oxygen concentrator bank within the Red Cross Bhawan.
Throwing mild on its distinctive initiative, the Deputy Commissioner mentioned that round 30 oxygen concentrators have been stored within the bank and any Covid affected person can take it for house use from the bank on physician’s prescription and assure of system’s functioning below his supervision.
Thori mentioned that the oxygen concentrator taker has to pay a minimal each day hire of Rs 200 to the administration and submit refundable safety of Rs 5000 to the Red Cross Society. The DC mentioned that the concentrators could be given solely after hospital’s prescription and anxious hospital has to make sure machine’s operation below its monitoring including that the beneficiaries have to rearrange for energy backup for easy and uninterrupted oxygen provide to the sufferers.
He added that if demand exceeds the accessible inventory, the sufferers can take this facility on the post-Covid restoration ward within the Civil Hospital. A 30-bedded ward has been set up by the administration to facilitate sufferers require oxygen assist, he mentioned.
Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori advised that an oxygen concentrator is a medical system that concentrates oxygen from ambient air and this machine captures and filters the air.
He advised that with the rising demand for life-saving fuel, the concentrators will be helpful within the remedy of sufferers in house isolation having delicate signs and might be useful to scale back the caseload on the hospitals. The needy sufferers can contact the Red Cross Society for concentrators at cellular quantity 9876502613 or management room quantity 0181-2224417.