Naga Hospital Kohima to be Covid-19 hospital

Kohima, March 29 (NE): Nagaland Government has issued an order in exercise of the powers conferred by the Nagaland Epidemic Disease (COVID-19) Regulations 2020 under the Epidemic Diseases Act 1897, to prepare the Naga Hospital Kohima (NHAK) as COVID-19 Hospital.

The following arrangements have been prepared for the convenience of patients, said the order.

No new patients will be admitted in NHAK w.e.f. March 27, 2020, until further notice. Shifting of existing in-patients requiring further hospitalization, provided they can be safely moved to any of the following hospitals;

– Putuonuo Nursing Home (0370-2221857)

– Oking Hospital (0370-2290080)

– Bethel Medical Care (0370- 2224202)

– KP Bethesda Hospital (9485238298)

Also, the order stated that New patients seeking emergency healthcare in NHAK will be diverted to the above hospitals. Only emergency cases will be entertained till further orders.

Medical expenditure for in-patients who are shifted or new emergency patients who are referred will be worked out with the respective hospitals. Any patients shifted or referred by NHAK to any of the listed hospitals will carry an authorization order from Managing Director, NHAK. The treating hospital will be empanelled under AB-PMJAY if not already empanelled. Free benefit will be provided to AB-PMJAY beneficiaries as per guideline.

For any queries, contact:

State Control Room: 9099607609/7085444710/0370-2270459

District Control Room: 8575563906/6909937493