Tzu Chi opens free Covid-19 screening station


Penang Buddhist Tzu Chi Merits Society Malaysia staff working diligently while patients waited while painting a physical distance at the free Covid-19 screening station at the Tzu Chi Dialysis Centre in Logan Road, Penang. //PIC PROVIDED//

THE Penang Buddhist Tzu Chi Merits Society Malaysia has set up a free Covid-19 screening station at the Tzu Chi Dialysis Centre in Logan Road, Penang.

Society commissioner Khoo Boo Leong said the screenings would be held every Monday and Thursday from 8am to 11am by appointment basis only.

“Priority will be given to our dialysis patients, care recipients, charity donation members, Tzu Chi staff, Tzu Chi volunteers and their families.

A staff member helping a patient at the Tzu Chi Dialysis Centre in Logan Road, Penang.A staff member helping a patient at the Tzu Chi Dialysis Centre in Logan Road, Penang.

“We will have three staff nurses from the community home care team and a volunteer doctor assisting at the screening station.

“The RTK-Antigen test results can be obtained on the same day itself, ” he said.

Meanwhile, Khoo said they were still at the test running phase at the moment.

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