Agartala civic body holds screening, immunisation drive for its sanitation workers:
21 oct 2020
Targeting the decreasing the Covid-19 danger, the Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC), alongside National Health Mission (NHM), started a massive check-up drive drive for its labourers on Tuesday.Hundreds of vulnerable forefront labourers, basically drew in with keeping the city clean, were vaccinated against tetanus, typhoid and hepatitis as well as screened non-transmittable maladies.
They have likewise been furnished with health cards, said AMC Commissioner Dr Siddharth Shiv Jaiswal.
"This part of labourers, because of their tendency of the work, is more vulnerable . They are likewise occupied with Covid obligations. So an extraordinary mission for their vaccination at their doorsteps has been managed," said Dr Jaiswal who is additionally the Mission Director of NHM.
He included that with the inoculation, the antibody test against Covid-19 was likewise done at the same time.
Medical official Dr Arpita Sinha said that remembering that comorbidity could be more perilous whenever influenced with Covid, particularly among this segment of individuals, these extraordinary health camps were being sorted out.