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Transfers in Health Department as per guidelines: Health Minister
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Transfers in Health Department as per guidelines: Health Minister

April 28, 2022

Bengaluru: Health Minister Dr. K. Sudhakar has said that the transfer of officials in the Health Department will be done as per the guidelines issued by the Government and will not be done according to the whims and fancies of any individual. The Minister was speaking at a meeting of Health Department’s senior officials and…

COVID vaccination for students in 15-18 age group begins
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COVID vaccination for students in 15-18 age group begins

January 3, 2022

High Schools, PU Colleges turn vaccination centres Mysore/Mysuru: Academic activities at High Schools and PU Colleges across Mysuru took a backseat this morning as the focus was on getting children aged between 15 and 18 vaccinated to stimulate the body’s immunity as a shield against infections unleashed by COVID-19 and its variants. All High Schools…

‘Separate authority for Bengaluru health services to be launched soon’
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‘Separate authority for Bengaluru health services to be launched soon’

September 13, 2021

Bengaluru: In a major decision concerning health sector, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai said that an exclusive authority for Bengaluru health services will be set up. He was speaking after flagging off 120 new Emergency 108 Ambulances under Arogya Kavacha Scheme at Vidhana Soudha here yesterday. Stressing on the need for bringing all health services in…

Mini-containment zones to come up in city, district
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Mini-containment zones to come up in city, district

March 22, 2021

COVID-19 tests resume at crowded places; DC says mini-lockdown likely Mysore/Mysuru: Preparing to combat the outbreak of second wave of COVID-19, Deputy Commissioner Rohini Sindhuri said that the District Administration is planning to mark mini-containment zones in city and district. “We are also planning to impose mini-lockdowns at specific places in city and district in…

Govt. to seek celebrities’ help to push up vaccination drive
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Govt. to seek celebrities’ help to push up vaccination drive

February 20, 2021

“I am confident that more people will get vaccinated in the coming days and weeks.” —Dr. K. Sudhakar, Health and Medical Education Minister  Vaccinating healthcare and frontline workers seems to have become a big headache for the State Government with lukewarm response from the day of launching of vaccination drive by Prime Minister Narendra Modi…

Liquor Love slows down vaccination drive
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Liquor Love slows down vaccination drive

February 11, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Has love for liquor among a few Government employees slowed down the ongoing vaccination drive for frontline workers? According to Health Department Officers it is. They say the fear of being unable to consume alcohol after vaccination is deterring certain frontline workers from getting vaccinated.  It may be recalled, many reports have been circulating…

Pulse Polio drive begins
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Pulse Polio drive begins

January 31, 2021

2.44 lakh kids identified in district Mysore/Mysuru: Pulse polio immunisation drive began in city by administering polio drops on a four-day-old baby at Makkala Koota, opposite Sarada Vilas College here this morning. A host of dignitaries and Health Department Officers were present to launch this nationwide vaccination drive aimed at administering pulse polio drops to…

COVID test must for staff, students before Colleges re-open on Nov. 17 but Health Dept. seeks more time
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COVID test must for staff, students before Colleges re-open on Nov. 17 but Health Dept. seeks more time

November 14, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: In view of re-opening of colleges and hostels across the State from Nov. 17 and as per Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) issued by State Government, all teachers, students and non-teaching staff must produce a COVID-19 RT-PCR negative test report, which is done within 72 hours or three days before the day of joining. In…

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