100% vaccination in 48 villages of Adampur block:DC

100% vaccination in 48 villages of Adampur block:DC

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, October 15

Jalandhar district has completed 100 per cent vaccination in 48 villages falling under Adampur community health centre (CHC).

Villages that achieved 100% inoculation

Kathar, Kotli Sheikhan, Goel Pind, Jaganpur, Jagrawan, Diantpur, Jalpot, Dhandauri, Muradpur, Talwara, Lutera Kalan, Talwandi, Arayian, Khiala, Daulatpur, Madar, Sattowali, Lutera Khurd, Massania, Dhogri, Raipur Rasoolpur, Kahanpur, Hargobind Nagar, New Hargobind Nagar, Bachint Nagar, Sarabha Nagar, Nurpur Colony, Beas Pind, Manko, Udesian, Chuharwali, Kapoor Pind Lehsriwal, Jandu Singha, Mehmadpur, Arjanwal, Bulandpur, Sunder Nagar, Ghurial, Raowali, Haripur, Narangpur, Khichipur, Sikanderpur, Chukhiara, Khurdpur, Kadiana, Bahudeenpur and Bhagwanpur.

DC Ghanshyam Thori said a special drive was initiated to ensure 100 per cent vaccination in villages. Under the drive, teams of the Health Department camped in villages to cover maximum population, the DC added.

He said all residents in 48 villages were vaccinated by health teams. “The administration has achieved a rare feat by covering over two million beneficiaries, which stands at 90 per cent of total eligible beneficiaries,” the DC said.

The DC called upon people to come forward for the second dose of Covid-19 vaccine to ensure their safety from the virus. Special mobile camps were being orgainsed across the district to provide doorstep inoculation facilities to residents, the DC added.

Teams of the district administration and the Health Department were in constant touch with panchayats and sarpanches to ensure timely vaccination, said the DC. Efforts were receiving encouraging response from residents of villages, the DC added. In the coming days the remaining villages would be covered as per the availability of vaccine, said the DC.

The DC asked the other health blocks to emulate this move by ensuring complete vaccination of their villages in the coming days.

The SMO, CHC, Dr Reema, said only 12 villages were pending to achieve 100 per cent vaccination in Adampur health block. These villages would be covered within a few days thereby making the block first to cover 100 per cent vaccination of beneficiaries, she added. Over 95 per cent eligible beneficiaries had already been covered in the remaining 12 villages, she said. Earlier, the Adampur health block was the first to achieve 100 per cent vaccination of physically challenged persons, she added.

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