Safety protocols being followed by Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai
The unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic has forced the entire world population to stay home. However, some healthcare needs like child vaccinations, accidents and health emergencies require hospital visits, which like visiting any other public place can be scary.
The best way to beat this pandemic is to create a safe environment for the public to practice social distancing and healthy hygiene habits. Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbaiis ensuring this at every step. A safe green hospital, Apollo Hospitals Navi Mumbai is observing strict screening protocols, while providing 24/7 Emergency services in view of the disease.
Upon entering the hospital all visitorsfirst stop at a help desk where they are made to sanitize their hands to protect themselves and others and provided masks to cover their faces. After the first round of screening, the patients are directed to the thermal screening room. In the first room,the patients’ temperature is recorded via an infrared thermometer after which a doctor screens them. If theypresent no symptoms, they are given access to the general OPD area. However, those suspected to have COVID-19 or flu-related symptoms are taken to a separate area and then directed to the nearest designated yellow hospitals.
Apollo 247 App
To ensure that social distancing is strictly practiced, Apollo Hospitals has developed the Apollo 24|7 app for all non-emergency consultations with experts from all departments. The app also uses AI based technologies to allow users to assess their COVID-19 risk profile by answering a few simple questions. It also provides important self-care tips, social distancing guidelines and other important prevention steps as per the WHO guidelines.