COVID-19: Management of Savelugu Hospital urges calm after 64 tests positive
Management of the Savelugu Hospital in the Northern region has called for calm following the partial closure of the facility after 64 workers of the hospital tested positive to covid-19.
The situation has forced management to take such actions to contain the situation.
The partial closure takes effect from today, Monday, February 22, 2021, and is expected to last for two weeks.
In a memo announcing the decision, the hospital said “this decision is necessary to reduce staff – clients interaction and pave way for disinfection of the entire Hospital to break the chain of transmission”.
However, emergency cases will be admitted.
This means non-emergency cases will have to be referred to nearby facilities for attention.
Find the memo below:
ATTENTION PLEASE !!
This is to inform the general public especially those living in and around Savelugu that, Savelugu Hospital will from Monday 22nd February, 2021 be closed down partially for 2weeks due to the upsurge of Covid-19 within the Municipality.
The Hospital shall render ONLY EMERGENCY services.
This decision is necessary to reduce staff – clients interaction and pave way for disinfection of the entire Hospital to break the chain of transmission.
The general public is however entreated to remain calm and co-operate with the Staff and Management of the Hospital as we strive to provide you with quality health care services and ensure your safety.
You are once again reminded to take SERIOUS PRECAUTIONARY measures against Covid-19.
- Put on your nose mask
- Regular hand washing under running water
- Use of Hand sanitizers
- Observe cough etiquette and
- Social distancing are magical to stay safe of Covid-19.
Make it a habit.
- PR Unit