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Local UPHCs will now be open for consultation till 5 pm

July 4, 2020

Local UPHCs (Urban Primary Health Centres), that caters to lower-middle-class families in the neighbourhood will now be open for consultation up to 5 pm.

Earlier the consultation would close by 3 pm. But now, people may visit the clinic up to 5 pm and get treated for fever, cold or other medical issues.

The centres have extended their timings to help the public during the pandemic.

Says a nurse attached to a local UPHC, “Either doctors or nurses will be available for consultation from 8 am to 5 pm.”

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