Free vaccine camp held at Punjabi University

Free vaccine camp held at Punjabi University

A woman gets the vaccine at Punjabi University, Patiala, on Tuesday. Rajesh Sachar

Patiala, June 8

A free vaccination (Covishield) camp was held today by Bhai Ghaniya Health Centre, Punjabi University, in collaboration with the Office of Civil Surgeon.

Around 500 persons above 45 years of age and frontline workers were vaccinated. The camp was inaugurated by the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Arvind. He said the proactive initiatives of the health centre and the district administration were highly appreciated. The university was one of the most proactive campuses as far as the fight against Covid-19 was concerned, he added.

The Vice-Chancellor said: “We hope to build a vaccinated Punjabi University community very soon which can function confidently.”

Dr Satinder Singh, Civil Surgeon, said every person above 45 years of age must get vaccinated as early as possible. Dr Regina Maini, SMO of Bhai Ghaniya Health Centre, said the camp was held as per the guidelines issued by the Punjab Government. — TNS

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