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Additional workers are also being put in place for mental health assessment units and the police custody service.
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has made the call as health boards across the country face continued pressure due to Covid.
They will be working across NHSGGC hospitals, as well as in communities in all six health and social care partnership areas.
A total of £6m has been spent addressing water supply issues at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.
Greater Glasgow and Clyde’s seven-day Covid-19 case rate is more than double the national average.
Investigations are underway to establish the cause of the fatalities with substance users warned to be vigilant.
Doorstep tests will be offered in the city's worst affected streets as efforts are made to stop the virus spreading.
People living in G41 and G42 areas will receive letters urging them to get tested amid concern over rising infections.
Pauline McIlroy, a breast cancer specialist at the Beatson, spent a month battling the disease in hospital last year.
The NHS is asking people not to turn up at vaccination centres without an appointment.
Milly Main died in 2017 aged 10 at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital after contracting an infection.
Health secretary informs MSPs and MPs of 'significant delays' to wards 2A and 2B due to coronavirus pandemic.
Nicola Sturgeon said the measures in five council areas are 'helping to slow down the increase' in cases.
There is some Covid-19 transmission in the city's hospitality sector, the First Minister said.
People living in Glasgow City, East Renfrewshire and West Dunbartonshire council areas face new restrictions.
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde records 14 new coronavirus cases overnight, the most since May 28.
Emergency hospital set up at start of coronavirus pandemic will host some orthopaedic outpatient consultations.
NHS Louisa Jordan at Glasgow's SEC will have capacity for up to 1000 beds.
Scott Davidson, from NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, issued a message amid the coronavirus lockdown.
The public health approach comes as UK and Scottish governments prepare to host drug summits.