Imphal: Sekmai Assembly constituency MLA H Dingo unveiled first Community Home Isolation Centre for the constituency at Sadar Patel High School, Khurkhul on Friday.
Speaking on the occasion, MLA Dingo assured that all the necessary assistance will be provided to the Centre as much as possible and a team of five volunteers will monitor it round the clock with the support of local clubs, civil society organisations and Meira Paibis.
Appreciating the volunteers, headmaster of the School and senior members, the lawmaker said they are one of the frontline workers who have worked hard to fulfill in opening the community isolation centre.
MLA Dingo also informed the patients in CHIC will be looked after by the doctors and medical staff of Primary Health Centre of the assembly constituency. The medical staff will be given assistance by the volunteers of Sekmai AC COVID-19 Frontline Warrior Group (SCFWG).
“Any person who is tested COVID-19 positive can be admitted to the CHIC. The locals of Sekmai can approach him for any shortage in the CHIC or if they want to open another CHIC within the constituency,” he added.
The MLA also handed over necessary medical kits including oxygen cylinders, oximeters, PPE kits, face shields, face masks, hand sanitisers and sodium hypochlorite to the CHIC.
He also appealed to the people for early vaccination to avoid the spread of the virus and to follow the guidelines issued by the government.
Zilla Parisad, Mayang Langjing, K Sohodeba Singh; medical officer-in-charge of PHC Sekmai; headmaster of Sadar Patel High School; and members of BJP Sekmai Mandal attended the inaugural function.