COVID patients can now contact nodal officers at these 17 Lucknow hospitals to book a bed!

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The Lucknow District Administration and Chief Medical Officer have issued new directives to city hospitals and care centres to ensure that each COVID patient gets her/his due treatment. While the state government has directed officials to impose strict fines on all hospitals that refuse care and treatment to patients, Lucknow's CMO has issued a contact list of nodal officers, to assure medical assistance to those who are not able to get a hospital bed.

Reach out to Nodal Officers to get hospital beds

The CMO has issued a list of 17 hospitals along with the contact information of their nodal officers. The administration is encouraging people to dial the numbers and book a bed in case of any COVID emergency:

Hospital Nodal Officer/Contact Number
SGPGIVikas Kumar Singh, SDM Mohanlalganj
KGMUSantosh Kumar Singh, ACM-2
RML HospitalPallavi Mishra, ACM-4
Integral Medical University Dr. Subhi Singh, SDM Bakshi Ka Talab
TSM Medical College, AmausiDevender Kumar, ACM-3
Era's Medical CollegePraful Tripathi, SDM Sadar
Carrier Institute of Medical SciencesShailendra Kumar Singh, ACM-7
Vivekanand Hospital Naveen Kumar, ACM-1
Sahara Hospital, Gomti NagarApoorva Gupta, Special officer, Revenue Board
Charak HospitalPappu Gupta, ADM
Medanta HospitalAmit Kumar, naib tehsildar sadar
Apollomedics Hospital, Kanpur RoadMahendra Kumar Pandey, DC MNREGA
Chandan HospitalDK Dohre, district development officer
Ma Chandrika Hospital Vivekanand Mishra, tehsildar BKT
OP Chaudhary Hospital, Rae Barely Road Meenakshi Dwivedi, tehsildar (judiciary) Sarojini Nagar
Mayo Hospital, Gomti Nagar Indrasen, additional SDM Sadar
Vidya Hospital, Rae Barely Road Arunima Shrivastava, tehsildar (judiciary) Mohanlalganj

Private hospitals reserved for COVID treatment

While people are running from pillar to post to secure beds for their friends and family, the Lucknow District Administration has reserved private centres such as Medanta, Apollomedica and Sahara hospitals for the treatment of COVID-19 patients. This will surely create a higher frequency of beds, easing the situation in the coming days.

On Monday, the district administration also announced that prior COVID-19 testing is not required for pregnant women for their hospital admission. The authorities have warned to take action against those who fail to adhere to the orders.

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