The threat of dengue has taken over Jalpaiguri’s Nagrakata as well. In this crucial time, the Block Health Department and the Block Development Department of Nagrakata have been witnessed to actively work together to curb the menace of dengue.
On the instruction of the Block Health Officer, the areas in and around Nagrakata are being cleaned and sanitized since the last four days along with the people being educated about the causes and symptoms of dengue.
Block Health Officer, Dr. Abhishesh Mandal shared that some patients of the Block who had been ailing from fever have been sent to Jalpaiguri for their blood to be tested for dengue.
The people have also been instructed to keep their surroundings clean and hygienic. Moreover, various areas of the block have been treated and sprinkled with medication to tackle dengue and other insect-borne diseases.