Health dept appoints nodal officers in Gurugram schools


In view of the apprehensions expressed by experts about a possible third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic affecting the children more, the Gurugram health department has appointed nodal officers in all the schools across the district.

District civil surgeon Virender Yadav said that now regular studies have started in all the schools of the district. In such a situation, doctors associated with the Rashtriya Bal Swasthya Karyakram (RBSK) have been appointed as nodal officers in different areas of the district to ensure that all the schools are following the Covid protocols.

“These nodal officers would investigate the above subject by conducting surprise inspections in all government and private schools to curb the spread of the virus,” Yadav said.

Yadav also informed that each nodal officer and his team will impart training to everyone in the schools about following the Covid norms.

Meanwhile, deputy civil surgeon Isha Narang said that 25 Rapid Antigen testing kits have been issued to each doctor to avoid the spread of the infection in schools by early identification of positive cases to ensure quick separation.