Bhubaneswar: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has started home delivery of oxygen concentrators for COVID-19 patients in the city limits on Thursday.
On the first day, 21 concentrators were delivered at the doorsteps of patients who had pre-booked it through https://o2booking.sachetakapp.in/ developed by Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited.
How To Book A Concentrator?
To book an oxygen concentrator one has to register using his/her name and mobile number and validate his/her phone number using One Time Password (OTP).
Enter necessary details in booking form and click on ‘Book Now’.
After entering the details, the applicant will receive a confirmation via SMS when the booking is received.
Once the booking is accepted, the concentrator will be delivered to the applicant’s address on verification of provided ID proof.
One can also log in and check status of his/her booking using the ‘Login Option’.
The concentrator can also be booked through State COVID Dashboard, State COVID Portal and App and Odisha COVID Dashboard App.
If one is using an oxygen concentrator for long hours, ensure that the room is well ventilated and there is constant flow of fresh air.
Doors and windows should be opened every frequently to let in fresh air.
Earlier this month, the BMC Commissioner Sanjay Kumar Singh had informed that the state government provided 100 oxygen concentrators to BMC and these will be provided to the patients who are willing to get themselves treated at home.
The families of patients thanked the government for the initiative.