OIL Hospital Duliajan Continues its Fight against Second Wave of COVID-19

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By Sarkaritel June 1, 2021 20:08

OIL Hospital Duliajan Continues its Fight against Second Wave of COVID-19


Duliajan, 01stJune 2021:As India faces an escalating surge of Covid-19 cases across the country in its second wave of infections, OIL India Hospital continues to play a proactive role in tackling the crisis.While ensuring continuous supply of energy to the nation, OIL has directed its hospital under OIL Medical department to fight against Covid-19 on a war footing scale. OIL hospital has dedicated Covid-19 Testing Centres, Covid Care Centre, Quarantine centre, 24×7 OIL Covid-19 Helpline and regular Covid-19 Vaccination as per the Government directives to keep a check on the spreading of the infections in Duliajan and nearby areas.

Covid-19 Testing Centres:

As Covid-19 cases are expected to rise in Duliajan and its nearby areas, OIL hospital has stepped up its Covid-19 testing facility at OIL Hospital Duliajan to handle increasing cases of Covid-19 infection. As on 31 May 2021 since the onset of the second of Covid-19 infections, the OIL Hospital testing centre at Duliajanhas conducted over 2800 tests approximately with an average of 100 tests per day.

Covid-19 Care Centre(CCC) and Covid-19Quarantine Centre:

Likewise in the first wave, OIL Hospital has set up a dedicated Covid Care Centre with a team of doctors,nurses,paramedics and sanitation workers which is operational from 21 May 2021.This is a 40 bedded capacity out of which 25 beds have dedicated oxygen facility on 24×7 basis.The CCC also provides necessary treatment to Covid-19 patients with mild to moderate symptoms. Currently, this centre has admitted 40Covid-19 patients undergoing treatments under the supervision of a team of doctors, nurses and paramedics.

Apart from the CCC, OIL has also earmarked a quarantine centre at its South Bank campus for asymptomatic Covid-19 positive patients.

Moreover,Oil-Indians who are detected Covid-19 positive are permitted to remain under strict home isolation as per government guidelines in their company provided accommodation/residence subject to fulfilling certain criteria for home isolation. Such patients are monitored daily and provided necessary treatment guidelines over telephone by a dedicated team of doctors from OIL Hospital. In addition to this, OIL is also providing “24×7 OIL Covid-19 Helpline” by doctors of OIL Hospital who attends telephone calls and provides counselling and helpful information regarding Covid-19.

Covid-19 Vaccination Drives:In line with the directives issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoH&FW), Medical department, OIL Duliajan initiated the Covid-19 vaccination drive in Duliajan from 5th February 2021.The vaccination drive in Duliajan was started with the immunisation of healthcare and frontline workers of OIL hospital as per the guidelines of the MoH&FW. Subsequently, OIL HospitalDuliajan took the mammoth mission of vaccinating all the officers, employees and contractual workers of OIL FHQDuliajan as well as from its Moran and Digboi offices. OIL HospitalDuliajan successfully completed the job of vaccinating its officers, employees and some of its contractual workers in record time.

It is also to be stated here that the vaccination drive of OIL Hospital has received a tremendous response from the local population and they have come out in large numbers to benefit from this vaccination drive. To meet the rising demand for Covid-19 vaccine, OIL hospitalDuliajan started its Covid-19 vaccination centre for the age group of 18-44 years at Rotary Club premises,Duliajan as per government guidelines. OIL Hospital, Duliajan in collaboration with Rotary Club has also planned to vaccinate approximately 30 persons with disabilities on 2ndof June 2021. As on 31stMay 2021, OIL HospitalDuliajan has successfully vaccinated over 14135 beneficiaries (First Dose:10568, Second dose:3567).

Sarkaritel
By Sarkaritel June 1, 2021 20:08