Monday September 20, 2021

All medical institutions to remain closed till 15th

September 12, 2021

LAHORE : All public and private Medical Universities/ Colleges, Dental Colleges, Nursing Schools/Colleges, Paramedical/Allied Health Sciences Schools/Colleges in 15 districts shall remain closed till September 15.

In compliance of decision of the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC), the Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department (SHC&MED) issued instructions for immediate compliance by all concerned in 15 districts including Rawalpindi, Gujrat, Gujranwala, Sheikhupura, Sialkot, Lahore, Faisalabad, Sargodha, Khushab, Mianwali, Bhakkar, Khanewal, Multan, Bahawalpur and Rahim Yar Khan. The staff and faculty of these institutions involved in clinical duties/ medical cover shall remain on duty. The decision to relieve faculty and/or other staff, not involved in clinical duties, may be taken by the vice-chancellor/principal concerned.

No sports/ cultural/ other event should be held in the public and private Medical Colleges, Dental Colleges, Nursing Schools/Colleges, Paramedical /Allied Health Sciences Schools/Colleges till further orders. The vice-chancellors/principals concerned shall ensure COVID-19 vaccination of all the teaching/ non-teaching staff and students of medical and dental colleges. Institutions in remaining districts shall follow staggered attendance schedule. Vice-chancellor, University of Health Sciences, shall ensure implementation of these instructions by all the affiliated private sector Medical and Dental Colleges in Punjab.