The district administration has launched vaccination facilities through mobile vans to achieve 100 per cent vaccination. These vaccination vans will provide vaccination services at the door step of the targeted eligible population.
District's senior in-charge vaccination cell Sandeep Kumar Meena said that one can just make a call or email, the health department team will reach homes of beneficiaries for Covid vaccination.
He said that if there are 10 or more persons at any place, who have not yet vaccinated COVID, they can avail the facility of vaccination from a mobile van by contacting the vaccination cell through phone or email. For this, one can call on 6207628627, 7858038654.
Meena said that the initiative has been taken to curb the spread of coronavirus. Beneficiaries who have not taken the second dose even after the stipulated time period in the district will be contacted by the district administration through phone and through message by the team of DPB, the eligible beneficiaries will be appealed for vaccination by visiting their nearest center.
Meena said that all the beneficiaries above 18 years of age must vaccinate themselves and their families. Keeping in mind the prevention of corona infection, the facility of vaccination is being provided especially from mobile vans, so that maximum number of beneficiaries can get vaccinated and the effect of possible third wave is not affected in East Singhbhum district.
“Vaccination is the only option for protection against corona infection and it is also available free of cost at many centers across the district. In such a situation, there is an appeal to the people of the district to get immunization done by visiting their nearest center or avail the facility of mobile van,” said another official.
A health official informed that the beneficiaries are being vaccinated by ensuring compliance of all safety standards and Covid -19 protocol at the vaccination site. Vaccination of beneficiaries is being done on a first come first serve basis at Walk in Center.
The District Administration has also appealed to all the residents of the district that those who have not taken the second dose to take their dose as soon as possible.
By continuously running awareness campaigns through various mediums (social, print and electronic media) by the district administration, people are being made aware about vaccination as well as session sites are being organised for 18+ and 45+ age groups in regular urban areas .