All healthcare, frontline employees to get their second photographs at authorities hospitals


The state authorities has determined that the second photographs of Covid-19 vaccination for healthcare and frontline employees, who had been earlier inoculated at non-public services, might be given in authorities hospitals. The move got here after the vaccination for these above 60 years and 45-plus years with co-morbidities began at non-public hospitals.

The step has been taken to make sure that solely paid vaccination companies can be found at non-public hospitals and companies usually are not hindered.

A letter issued by Additional Chief Secretary (Health) Amit Mohan Prasad to all District Magistrates and Chief Medical Officers on this regard mentioned folks might be knowledgeable concerning the venue change by way of newspapers and different strategies. The Integrated Covid Command Centres will name the beneficiaries involved and personally inform them concerning the change in vaccination venue.

The letter added that every one district hospitals and medical faculties will conduct Covid vaccination 5 days every week from Monday to Saturday, whereas all different authorities centres will do the identical three days every week – Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. The non-public hospital concerned in vaccination of these above 60 years of age and above 45 years with co-morbidities will inoculate folks at the least 4 days every week.

Moreover, at city vaccination centres, 60 per cent slots might be primarily based on pre-registration, whereas the remainder 40 per cent might be primarily based on a walk-in system. For rural centres the identical might be in 50-50 per cent ratio. The vaccination course of might be held between 9 am and 5 pm. Pre-registered beneficiaries might be vaccinated from 9 am to 11 am, whereas after 11 am inoculation might be on a first-come-first-served foundation.

On Wednesday, two classes of vaccination coaching might be organised at non-public hospitals.