KMC starts 24-hour hotline service for dengue infected people

Published On: September 16, 2022 10:41 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, Sept 16: Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) has started a 24-hour hotline service for dengue infected people.

KMC Mayor Balendra Shah (Balen) through his social media post said that the metropolis has started the service starting Thursday. “If you are infected or suspected to have been infected, you can call 1180 and get consultation from health workers,” he wrote.

KMC has requested all concerned to call 102, if necessary, and get ambulance service free of cost to reach the hospital. “As dengue has spread in the community, we all have experienced the need for extreme awareness and action to prevent and control it. For this, we inform you that the metropolis is already active at the metropolitan level,” he wrote on Facebook. “We are making maximum use of resources and manpower by bringing in new programs while further expanding the ongoing programs.”


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