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CGHS guidelines for issue of medicines in view of COVID-19

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Z.15025/12/2020/ DIR/CGHS/
Govt. of India.
Min. of Health & Family Welfare
Directorate General of CGHS

545-A Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi.
Dated the 20th March, 2020


Subject: Guidelines in view of the Corona Virus (COVID-19) Infection- issue of medicines


With reference to the above subject and in continuation of the earlier OM of even Number dated 18.03.2020 it is clarified that medicines may be issued / indented for three months at a time (in Chronic diseases) through an authorized representative in the following special circumstances without requirement of the beneficiary himself/herself visiting Wellness Centre:

  1. Elderly beneficiaries aged 60 years and above
  2. Beneficiaries undergoing Immuno-suppressant treatment like organ transplant, chemotherapy , etc.,
  3. Un-controlled diabetes/ decompensated cardiac status
  4. Any other illness compelling stay at home.
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Also ReadCGHS guidelines for Corona Virus (COVID-19) Infection

The CMOs i/c and other CGHS Staff shall be sensitized to ensure strict compliance with these directions.

(Dr. Sanjay Jain)
Director, CGHS

Signed Copy

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