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Collector tells people to be cautious of sunstroke
District Collector Ch Vijay Mohan urged the people to be cautious and take precautionary measures in case of sunstroke. In a statement
Kurnool: District Collector Ch Vijay Mohan urged the people to be cautious and take precautionary measures in case of sunstroke. In a statement released here on Tuesday, the Collector said that Chandranna water camps (Chandranna Chalivendralu) and Chandranna cool sheds (Chandranna Chaluva Pandillu) were set up in every village.
He asked the people to make use of the camps to get relief from the soaring heat. Buttermilk is also being supplied at the camps. The medical camps were also set up with the co ordination of Medical department in the mandal-level and constant health check were also being done he added. So far 18,829 medical camps have been conducted out of which 4, 11,745 persons have utilised the services and around 1, 78,072 ORS (Oral Rehydration Syrup) have been supplied. He said to have an immediate check up with the doctors for primary aid at the nearby medical camps if sensed dizziness due to sunstroke.
Vijay Mohan said that everyone should be aware of the sunstroke and the primary aid to be taken. Due to the intense heat waves conditions prevailing in the district, the NREGS workers should wind up their work by 11 am in the morning and if any undone work remains, get it done in the later hours.
The Collector also said Rs 5 was allocated from every worker towards drinking water and directed his officers to provide drinking water at the work spot.