Gurgaon’s Covid process power has recognized 181 areas — together with authorities and personal colleges, neighborhood centres, and neighborhood well being centres — the place the Covid vaccine can be given to residents. According to officers, vaccination can be carried out in collaboration with the Women and Child Development Department and the Education Department.
“The process of administering the Covid-19 vaccine will be started in the district soon. The plan is to vaccinate people three days a week — Monday, Thursday and Saturday. Residents will be notified on their mobile phones via SMS two days before their vaccination. They will receive another SMS after the vaccination informing them about the next booster dose, which will be given after 28 days,” mentioned Civil Surgeon Dr Virender Yadav.
Officials mentioned that to take care of correct temperature, a chilly chain with a capability to retailer 2.5 lakh vaccines has been organized in Pataudi.
“Area-wise teams are being formed to administer the vaccine in the district. Each team will have five members, including doctors; police, home guard or civil defence personnel; a vaccinator; an operator for data updation on the online portal; and one person for monitoring. Each team will vaccinate 100 people, and specific attention will be paid to social distancing during the task,” mentioned Dr Yadav.
Detailing the vaccination course of, officers mentioned it would initially be given to “Covid warriors on the frontlines” equivalent to well being staff and people related to well being companies. In the second part, it will likely be administered to police and civil defence personnel and people within the armed forces. In the third part, it will likely be given to folks aged 50 years or above after which it will likely be given to folks beneath the age of fifty or who’ve pre-existing diseases.
“As per the government’s directions, planning has been done to give the vaccine in different phases to ensure vaccination can be done systematically,” mentioned Dr Yadav.
Officials mentioned a portal has been created the place knowledge of employees at hospitals is to be uploaded for vaccination. So far, particulars of “around 40,000-50,000 people from government and private hospitals” have been uploaded, mentioned officers.