Directorate of Public Health

Hesitancy still high: Chennai lags behind in vaccinating pregnant mothers against COVID-19

According to the latest data shared by the Directorate of Public Health, out of 6,74,163 antenatal mothers in the State, 3,76,074 have been vaccinated (at least one dose) against COVID-19.

published on : 4th September 2021

Treat without waiting for COVID-19 RT-PCR results: Tamil Nadu's Directorate of Public Health

All the patients approaching screening centres or interim COVID Care Centres need not be subjected to RT-PCR testing as all the syndromic cases are considered as COVID cases unless otherwise proved.

published on : 15th May 2021

Tamil Nadu releases guidelines to prevent and control Nipah outbreak

As per guidelines, fruits and vegetables should be thoroughly washed before eating. Fruits bitten by bats or birds should not be eaten. Hand-washing should be meticulously followed.

published on : 23rd May 2018