Covid vaccination in ‘full swing’ in Mohali

11 permanent, 44 temporary vax centres active in district

Covid vaccination in ‘full swing’ in Mohali

Residents await their turn at a vaccination camp organised on the premises of a temple in Phase 2, Mohali, on Friday. Photo: Vicky

Mohali, June 11

The vaccination drive against Covid-19 is going in full swing with the people getting inoculated at 55 government centres across the district, Civil Surgeon Dr Adarshpal Kaur said here today.

Dr Adarshpal and acting Immunisation Officer Dr Vikrant Nagra said at present, there was “no shortage of anti-Covid vaccine” in the district and all the eligible beneficiaries should get themselves vaccinated.

They also informed that 11 permanent and 44 temporary vaccination centers were active across the district.

“The permanent vaccination centres are functional at Government College in front of Civil Hospital Mohali, government hospitals at Dera Bassi, Kharar, Gharuan, Kurali, Boothgarh, Dhakoli, Banur and Lalru, and at community centres in Phase 7 and Government Senior Secondary School near Civil Hospital, Dera Bassi,” said Dr Adarshpal Kaur.

“Apart from these, temporary vaccination centres have been set up at Urban Primary Health Centres in Phase 1, Phase 7, Phase 11, Mundi Kharar, Nayagaon, Baltana, Preet Colony (Zirakpur) and Khizrabad; at ESI dispensary, Phase 3; Civil Hospital Kharar (old training centre); and at Palheri, Bahlolpur, Chandon, Barodi, Chatoli, Padiala, Parol and Toga health centers in the Boothgarh health block,” she said.

The Civil Surgeon also informed that temporary vaccination centres in the Dera Bassi block were set up at Basoli, Pandawala, Amalala, Bhukhri, Dappar, Chhat and Bhabat.

In the Gharuan Block, the centres are located at Batta, Sakrullapur, Badali, Jangori, Garanga, Basian, Sanota, Jhanjeri, Chadiala, Bakarpur, MachliKalan, Nayagaon, Manoli, Dao Majra, Dao, Mataur, Majat, Landran, and Mullanpur.

Dr Nagra said: “At present, 18 to 44 year age group, registered industrial workers, construction workers, family members of healthcare workers and persons suffering from serious illnesses are being vaccinated.”

The vaccine provided by the state government is being used to inoculate the group, he said.

Dr Nagra said from June 21, the vaccine would be administered to all persons above the age of 18.

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