Health Dept issues advisory for Sabarimala pilgrims
| Thursday | 21st November, 2019
By Express News ServiceTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Following the death of a devotee due to heart attack, the health department has come out with an advisory for pilgrims.
Pilgrims above the age of 45 years should mandatorily undertake a medical checkup before the journey.
Health Minister K K Shailaja said adequate facilities and officials have been deployed at hospitals at Nilakkal and Pampa, and from Pampa to Sannidhanam.
There are also 15 emergency medical centres operating from Pampa to Sannidhanam.
At Sannidhanam even larger facilities including an emergency operating theatre, ICU and ventilator have been put in place,” said Shailaja.
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