Hamirpur, May 12
Dr Pushvinder Verma Fans Club has started a free 24×7 ambulance service for coronavirus patients in the district. Dr Sanjay Jagota, District Medical Officer, inaugurated the service at Gandhi Chowk. A Covid-19 patient was taken in an ambulance to Chandigarh on the first day yesterday.
He said that though the Health and Family Welfare Department was providing every possible help to Covid patients, public support to the department and the government would be of great help.
Dr Jagota appreciated the efforts of the club and Dr Pushpinder Verma and said that people should contribute to the cause the society in such trying times.
Dr Verma said as it was a four-hour journey to Chandigarh, volunteers fixed two oxygen cylinders in the ambulance carrying the patient. The first-aid and oxygen was also provided free of cost to the patient in the ambulance.
Anybody in need of the ambulance service could contact mobile phone numbers 9418399458 and 9857046220.