The largest COVID first aid center in the district is being set up at Kanchikode Kinfra Park. The four-story building can accommodate up to 1,000 in-patients. Downstairs is the facility for OP and inpatient treatment on the other floors.
The construction cost is around Rs 1.5 crore. Necessary arrangements were being made in the existing building. There are special facilities for men and women. Rest facilities are also provided for doctors, nurses, and other health workers.
There are 118 Covid Primary Health Centers in the district. Of these, 46 will be completed in the first phase. Other centers will be ready as the number of patients increases.
At present COVID Primary Medical Centers are functioning at Palakkad Medical College, Cherpulassery Mangode Medical College, Pattambi, and Peringottukurissi.