Government of the Punjab, Primary and Secondary Healthcare Department has issued the official Notification letter on 22nd March, 2020 in connection with adjustment of medical/paramedical staff on general duty for combating the pandemic coronavirus.
l am directed to refer to the subject noted above and to convey that in the wake of pandemic CoronoVirus (COVID-19), the Primary Secondary Healthcare Department, on the recommendations of the Chief Executive Officers of the District Health Authorities in the Punjab, has posted medical / paramedical staff and other supporting staff at Quarantine Centers and other places vide orders dated 20.03.2020 (copy enclosed).
I am further directed to convey that the Competent Authority has now desired that all Chief Executive Officers shall depute medical / paramedical and all other supporting staff etc., on general duty at their own level, at the Quarantine Centers / Health Facilities / Places, where they deem it necessary.
However, such general duty orders shall be shared with the Department for confirmation / approval. It is further clarified that no general duty arrangement shall be made sans intimation of the Primary & Secondary Healthcare Department.
AIl Chief Executive Officers will remain in close liaison with Deputy Secretary (General), Primary & Secondary Healthcare Department Focal Person for HR to combat Coronavirus through his Cell & Whatsapp No, 0331 4428504 regarding General Duty and HR issues.
The above mentioned instructions of the Competent Authority may be adhered to in letter and spirit.