BMC asks private hospitals to maintain database of employees residing in slum areas

29/06/2020 at 6:41 PM

Bhubaneswar, June 29: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday issued new guidelines and asked all the private hospitals and nursing homes in the city to maintain an exclusive employee database who are residing in slum areas.

The decision was taken after several healthcare workers in private hospitals/nursing homes were detected positive for deadly coronavirus, who usually resides in slum areas.

The BMC also ordered:

The employees of the slum areas need to be kept in shift for 14 days and the hospital authorities will make accommodation arrangement of those slum dweller employees within the hospital premises.

After the 14 days shift the set of employees to be relieved of the duties after their COV1D testing and negative report. The next set of employees will then be given duties and the same procedure will be adopted if the next set of employees also belong to slum areas. The accommodation of the employees may be done by observing all sorts of formalities applicable for hospitals/nursing homes (In the light of COVID-19).

All the private hospitals/nursing homes shall nominate a responsible officer of their organization as nodal officer and share the name, designation and contact number along with the preliminary shift arrangement made by the private hospital/nursing homes shall be shared with the ADUPHO-UH(Mob: 9937549932) in the mail ID: forthwith. The subsequent shift arrangements made will also need to be shared as and when done with the ADUPHO-UH.

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