Savelugu Hospital in the Northern Region will be partially closed down from Monday, February 22 as a result of the infection of about 64 staff and patients with Covid-19.
According to a memo sighted by 3news.com, the Hospital will be closed down for two weeks.
A hospital staff who spoke on anonymity said the decision to close down the hospital would reduce staff-clients interaction and pave way for disinfection of the entire facility to break the chain of transmission of the virus.
Emergency cases will, however, be admitted, the memo noted.
Management has also sent an advisory precaution to staff and the the general public to adhere to the Covid-19 protocols to help stop the spread of the virus in the municipality.
Find the memo below:
ATTENTION PLEASE !!
This is to inform the general public especially those living in and around Savelugu that, Savelugu Hospital will from Monday 22nd February, 2021 be closed down partially for 2weeks due to the upsurge of Covid-19 within the Municipality.
The Hospital shall render ONLY EMERGENCY services.
This decision is necessary to reduce staff – clients interaction and pave way for disinfection of the entire Hospital to break the chain of transmission.
The general public is however entreated to remain calm and co-operate with the Staff and Management of the Hospital as we strive to provide you with quality health care services and ensure your safety.
You are once again reminded to take SERIOUS PRECAUTIONARY measures against Covid-19.
- Put on your nose mask
- Regular hand washing under running water
- Use of Hand sanitizers
- Observe cough etiquette and
- Social distancing are magical to stay safe of Covid-19.
Make it a habit.