SILCHAR, Aug 16: To assist COVID-19 patients in home isolation with medical aid and counselling, the Cachar district administration has opened a telemedicine centre at the SM Dev Civil Hospital.
Inaugurating the telemedicine centre, Deputy Commissioner Keerthi Jalli said many times, COVID patients staying in home isolation seek doctors' advice on what to do and what medication to be taken.
Towards this end, the telemedicine centre would help them get replies to their queries promptly.
Joint Director of Health Services, Dr. SJ Das, Dr JH Hazari, Dr Rajat Deb and Dr SK Roy, all from SM Dev Civil Hospital and District Media Expert Suman Choudhury were present on the occasion.
Any COVID-19 patient under home isolation can contact the telemedicine centre at the phone number 7099248937 for any health-related queries.