NALBARI, May 7 - A total of 181 health teams in Nalbari district under the Assam Community Surveillance Programme started a month-long house-to-house massive health check-up drive to identify the cases of flu and respiratory infections from today.
The health check-up drive will cover a total of 8.5 lakh population of Nalbari district and it will be completed within the next month.
The health check-up programme was inaugurated by Nalbari Deputy Commissioner Bharat Bhusan Dev Choudhury at a function held at the Kalag Community Health Centre in the district.
The Deputy Commissioner also visited evert household at Kalag village with the health team and asked the people to stay safe at the time of coronavirus pandemic.
Choudhury said during the house-to-house health screening, the Health department will take immediate steps for quarantine and sample tests, if any suspected cases are found.