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Tag: Odisha Health Dept

Firecrackers During Diwali May Push Up Covid-19 Cases: Top Odisha Health Official
Firecrackers During Diwali May Push Up Covid-19 Cases: Top Odisha Health Official

CBK Mohanty, Director of Medical Education and Training (DMET) said though we have a tradition of bursting crackers during Diwali it will lead to air pollution and helps in the growth of coronavirus infections.

Odisha Govt Initiates Process To Award Ex-Gratia To Kin Of Covid Dead
Odisha Govt Initiates Process To Award Ex-Gratia To Kin Of Covid Dead

State Health department has written to Collectors in all districts to constitute a committee at district-level for issuance of ‘Official document’ for Covid-19 death.

 Covid Vaccine
Odisha Health Dept In Fix Over Vaccine Hesitancy Among People; It’s Forgetfulness, Says Top Official

The Health Services Director further said that reminders are also sent to the beneficiaries on the day of vaccination as well.

Odisha Govt Asks Collectors To Ramp Up Covid-19 Vaccination To Achieve 3.5 Lakh Daily Target
Odisha Govt Asks Collectors To Ramp Up Covid-19 Vaccination To Achieve 3.5 Lakh Daily Target

In order to achieve daily target of 3.5 lakh inoculations, Odisha health department has asked Collectors, Municipal Commissioners, CDM&PHOs to improve the pace of Covid-19 vaccination.  

Fake Covishield Vaccines: Odisha Govt Asks Collectors To Step Up Vigil 
Fake Covishield Vaccines: Odisha Govt Asks Collectors To Step Up Vigil 

The Odisha Health Department has directed district collectors, municipal commissioners, chief district medical and public health officers to remain vigilant following reports of falsified Covishield vaccine and fake vaccination sessions. 

Odisha Govt Creates Over 11,000 New Nursing Posts In Health Dept
Odisha Govt Creates Over 11,000 New Nursing Posts In Health Dept 

As many as 11,006 new posts of nursing officers have been created in the Odisha Health department, an official statement said on Thursday. 

Odisha Cautions Against Patient Handling By Non-Health Personnel
Odisha Cautions Against Patient Handling By Non-Health Personnel In Govt Facilities

The Odisha government on Thursday asked the authorities at all major State-run healthcare facilities to ensure that non-health personnel are not allowed to attend patients admitted to hospitals at any cost.

108 Ambulance Service
Odisha 108 Ambulance Service Provider Ducks RTI Queries, Murkier Revelations Await

108 ambulance service provider in Odisha Ziqitza Health Care Ltd has landed in a soup after RTI applications revealed murkier details

Covid Management Funding Modalities In Odisha
Hesitancy In COVID Tests Major Cause Behind Hidden Cases: Top Odisha Health Official

With more and more people hesitating to test for COVID infections, the hidden cases have emerged as the primary cause of COVID transmission in the State, said Vijay Mohapatra

Health & Family Welfare Dept
Odisha Health Dept Masks 'Ganesh Gaitonde' To Spread COVID Message

The Health Department in Odisha took to memeing on social media to spread Covid awareness message among the people of the State.

Now, Dial Single Number 108 For All Emergency Ambulance Services In Odisha
Now, Dial Single Number 108 For All Emergency Ambulance Services In Odisha

In an effort to improve the emergency medical ambulance services which often come to light for bad reasons, the Odisha government has integrated the 102 and 108 helpline services and brought it into one platform- 108.

Mass Vaccination
Odisha Stops Covid Vaccination At Pvt Hospitals From State Procured Doses

Earlier, the State government was supplying vaccines to private hospitals as part of an extension of  government CVC vaccination to ramp up the immunization drive in the State. The private hospitals were charging only service charges from the beneficiaries.

Odisha Health Dept Cautions Collectors Not To Lower Guard Against Covid-19
Odisha Health Dept Cautions Collectors Not To Lower Guard Against Covid-19

Even as Odisha is witnessing a consistent fall in daily COVID-19 cases, the State health department on Thursday directed district and municipal administrations not to slacken the efforts implemented for management of the pandemic.  

Vaccination of Covid Warriors
Nearly 2 Lakh Covid Warriors Not Vaccinated In Odisha

Close to 2 lakh registered health care workers (HCWs) and Frontline Workers (FLWs) in Odisha have not taken vaccine shots against Covid-19. 

Vaccination
Odisha Issues Guidelines For Covid-19 Vaccination At Workplace, Check Details

Industrial establishments can vaccinate their employees and their family members in their hospitals by procuring vaccines of their own or if hospital is not available, they can arrange the inoculation in a work place tagging with a private hospital CVC.

Rourkela Govt Hospital
Odisha Govt To Rank Hospitals, Honour Top Performers

The move is aimed at assessing the performance of public health facilities in terms of their functioning and quality of care and creating a healthy competitive spirit among them.

Bijaya Panigrahi
Odisha Targets 1 Cr Total Vaccinations, 1.5 Lakh Per Day, Says Health Director

Bhubaneswar: With a resurgence in COVID cases across India, Odisha Health Department Director on Friday informed that the State has targeted to vaccinate a minimum of 1 Crore people, around 25% of the total population. Speaking to the media, Bijay Panigrahi, the Director of Odisha Health Department said that the State has already registered 20.95 […]

Coronavirus
Odisha To Ramp Up COVID Testing, Deadline Extended To April 30

Bhubaneswar: Following a surge in COVID-19 cases in several other states including Maharashtra, the Odisha government has decided to scale up its testing counts to make sure that the situation did not deteriorate further from the present situation when, as per claims, the spread of the deadly virus has substantially been contained. In addition to […]

Vaccination Drive
Odisha Vaccinates Over 33K People In Two Days: Health Director

Bhubaneswar: As many as 21,726 people including elderly persons above 60 years of age and people over 45 years of age with co-morbidities were vaccinated against Covid-19 on Tuesday taking the total number of immunizations to 33,315 in the first two days of the second phase vaccination drive in Odisha. “As many as 20,952 people […]

Covid-19 Vaccination At CHCs 3 Days A Week: Odisha Health Dept
Covid-19 Vaccination At CHCs 3 Days A Week: Odisha Health Dept

Bhubaneswar: The Covid-19 vaccination will be carried out at Community Health Centres (CHCs) across Odisha only three days a week, informed State Health and Family Welfare department director Bijay Panigrahi on Friday. Speaking to reporters here Panigrahi said, “After discussions with the Central government, we have decided not to carry out vaccination at Community Health […]

No Mutant COVID Strain Detected In Odisha; 7 UK Returnees Test Positive For Coronavirus
Odisha: 7 UK Returnees Test COVID-19 Positive, No Detection Of New Mutant Strain

Bhubaneswar: In a big relief, State health department Thursday informed that the new strain of mutant COVID-19 has not been detected in any of the samples sent for genome sequencing. Senior officials said around 204 swab samples were collected from UK returnees and their contacts and were sent for testing as per the protocol. However, […]

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