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Medical Camps Across State : Health camps to be organized in TN from Oct 29 to Dec 31 on Sundays

People advised to make use of medical camps Across State

Chennai, 25 Oct (City Times): (Medical Camps Across State): The health department of Governmet of Tamil Nadu will organize 10,000 medical camps across the state every Sunday from October 29 to December 31 to prevent monsoon diseases.

Announcing this, Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Wednesday stated that at least 1,000 health camps will be held on Sundays and people are advised to make use of the camps if they develop fever symptoms.

Number of fever cases has seen a spike

During the monsoon season, the number of fever cases has seen a spike in the state. So far, 490 dengue cases and 5 deaths have been reported in the state, he said.

First time 1,000 medical camps for 10 weeks

This would be the first time to organize 1,000 medical camps for 10 weeks during the monsoon season, he said and added, “If people experience fever-related symptoms they should visit the nearby health centers or make use of medical camps set up on Sundays.”

The Health Minister also inspected the 8-km health walk corridor at Besant Nagar for the benefit of the public. The officials are instructed to maintain the roads. 

CM Stalin to inaugurate health walk on Nov 4

As announced in the financial year budget 2023 – 2024, the state government has planned to set up health walk in 38 districts and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin will inaugurate the health walk on November 4.

Places for health walk identified: Health Minister

“We have identified the places for health walk with less traffic and in Chennai, it would be set up in Muthulakshmi Reddy Park at Besant Nagar. The road would be closed for heavy traffic between 5 am and 8 am from November 4. Also, medical camps to check diabetes and blood pressure will be held on Sundays in this stretch,” stated the Health Minister.

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