NTPC Bongaigaon starts COVID Care Center

NTPC Bongaigaon starts COVID Care Center

The COVID Care Center is equipped with 10 COVID beds, each equipped with a multipara monitor for continuous monitoring of temperature, SPO2, heart rate, blood pressure, and respiratory rate

NTPC, a Maharatna PSU under the Ministry of Power continues its fight towards COVID and the dedicated team of power professionals is leaving no stone unturned to control the disease from spreading. Continuing its effort against COVID, NTPC Bongaigaon Medical Cell today made the NTPC Bongaigaon COVID Care center operational in association with Apollo Telehealth Services. It was inaugurated yesterday by Shri Subrata Mandal, CGM, NTPC on 25th May 2021 who inspected the facilities available.

The center incorporates state-of-art technology to manage COVID cases at remote locations. The CCOVID Care Center is equipped with 10 COVID beds, each equipped with a multipara monitor for continuous monitoring of temperature, SPO2, heart rate, blood pressure, and respiratory rate. 

NTPC Bongaigaon starts COVID Care Center

One e-ICU which is equipped with invasive ventilators, multichannel bedside monitor, webcam, and LED television connected to Apollo, Chennai for real-time monitoring of critically ill patients is also being installed in the center. Besides 2 BiPAP machines for non-invasive ventilation, 7 oxygen concentrators and oxygen cylinders for oxygen support, Point-of-care diagnostics for assessment of d-dimer, troponin, CRP, ABG, and ECG, 2 carts on wheels for easy accessibility of emergency medicines and equipment such as pulse oximeter, IR thermometers, etc. makes the center well equipped to deal with any kind of exigency. Besides 2 kiosks for sample collection, 6 doctors and 10 nurses will be providing round-the-clock services to the patients.