Health department issues warning notice
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Health Minister K K Shailaja has issued a warning notice for the officials of health department following heavy rain and landslide in several districts. She has directed health department director and medical education director for intensifying activities to prevent epidemics and for taking necessary precautions. It has also been directed to provide necessary facilities and medicine in hospitals.
Special medical team has been arranged in places where landslide has occurred. Necessary facilities are being prepared in all the districts by district medical officers and district program managers. Medical teams are being set up in Cheruthoni, Thadiyambad and Chelachuvad following the trial run at Cheruthoni dam. Ambulance facility is also ensured Keerithode, Chappath and Cheruthoni. The health department has taken necessary precautions in all the five panchayats through which water may run.