The service of doctors will be available 24 hours at various community health centres and primary health centres in the district from December 10.
Health Minister V S Sivakumar said that the service of the doctors would be available round-the-clock at the 17 community health centres and the two primary health centres in the district.
Twenty-one doctors from the NRHM have been appointed for making available the service 24 hours. The community health centres at Palode, Attingal, Fort, Puthanthoppu, Manamboor, Kanyakulangara, Kesavapuram, Vithura, Venpakal, Vizhinjam, Vellarada, Vellanadu, Pulluvila, Poonthura, Perungadavila, Poovar and Nemom will have the 24-hour service.
Pozhiyoor and Chenkal Public Health Centres will also have the round-the-clock service of doctors.
Sivakumar also said that doctors would be available from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the community health centres at Vamanapuram and Malayinkeezh.
The same service will be available at the public health centres at Balaramapuram, Tholikodu, Valiyathura and Perumbazhuthoor.