Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Friday launched 200 special medical camps within the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) limits, to examine and treat people during the Northeast monsoon.
The medical camps, involving private hospitals linked to the Chief Minister’s Comprehensive Health Insurance Scheme, are in addition to special medical camps already launched in the 200 wards of the GCC, an official release said.
Mr. Stalin launched the camps in Austin Nagar in Teynampet. On the directions of the Chief Minister, special medical camps were being organised across Chennai to prevent illnesses during the rainy season.
Earlier, GCC urges those with symptoms of fever and cold should reach out to the nearby Corporation health camps and should drink only hot water during the monsoon.