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.”
Listed below are a few UPHCs located across the neighbourhood.
Bheemanampet UPHC (ward 123) – C. P. Ramaswamy Road, inside Lions Diabetes Centre, Alwarpet.
Mylapore UPHC (ward 124) – 22, Mundagakanni Amman Kovil Street, Mylapore.
San Thome UPHC (ward 125)-14, Appu Second Lane, Mylapore.
R. A. Puram UPHC (ward 126)- 17, R.K.Nagar, Second Main Road, R.A.Puram.
All centres will be open for consultation from 8 am to 5 pm