The district health department of Gurugram on Friday said that the Covid-19 vaccine will be available to around 35,000 health workers of government and private hospitals in the district.
Covid vaccine centres will also be set up at private hospitals across the district, apart from the government facilities.
Covid-19 Vaccine force To Start By January
A meeting of the Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFI) committee was conducted on Friday under the chairmanship of Virender Yadav, civil surgeon, Gurugram.
The meeting was also attended by the representative of the World Health Organization, Bindu Yadav, officials of all private hospitals and the Indian Medical Association.
Elaborating the Covid-19 vaccination process, deputy civil surgeon M.P. Singh said that the Covid-19 vaccination drive may start in the district by January.
“For this, a training programme was organised at the mini secretariat recently about the procedure of giving vaccines and preparations related to it. Initially, this vaccine will be given to corona warriors in a phased manner. The vaccine will be first given to health workers, officials and employees associated with health services,” Singh said.
The Vaccine Drive Will Be Monitored
Singh also informed that the vaccination process would be monitored through the Covid portal.
“The process of preparing data of Covid warriors has started on this portal,” Singh said.
According to the instructions of the govt , the vaccine has been planned to tend in several stages in order that it is always administered in systematic manner. Also, the vaccine storage transmission work are going to be done under the observation of the govt.
“A team of five vaccinators will provide vaccines to a group of 100 people. Particular attention will be given to social distancing during this process. The person who is vaccinated will be informed through SMS on his mobile in advance so that this work can be done in a planned manner. After vaccination, the person will have to stay in the centre for 30 minutes so that any reaction can be cured immediately,” he said.
The Covid Online Portal Will Be Available
The official further stated that at the time of vaccination, the person’s information who came for the vaccination will be matched with the online Covid portal.
“Vaccination will be given on getting the correct information and the person will be kept in the observation room for some time. We will soon start a campaign to give information about the process,” he added.
CoWIN – The Real-Time Monitoring Of COVID-19 Vaccine Delivery
The Health Ministry has introduced CoWIN, a digital platform for real-time monitoring of COVID-19 vaccine delivery which incorporates a mobile application where users are going to be ready to get self-register to support vaccinated.
“Co-WIN digital platform includes a free downloadable mobile application which may help record vaccine data. One can register themselves thereon if they need the vaccine. There are five modules in Co-WIN app — administrator module, registration module, vaccination module, beneficiary acknowledgement module and report module,” Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan said.