11800 frontline healthcare employees to get vaccine shotin first part
Retired SMO Dr Kashmiri Lal turns into first to obtain covid-19 vaccine shot
136 get vaccinated on first day
JALANDHAR:- Calling it a landmark day in the struggle in opposition to Covid-19 pandemic, the Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori on Saturday reviewed the immunization drive in Shaheed Babu Labh Singh Civil Hospital below which vaccine can be administered to 11800 registered frontline well being employees in the primary part.
Accompanied by Assistant Commissioner Hardeep Singh, Civil Surgeon Dr Balwant Singh, Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori who visited Civil Hospital’s session web site, stated that the day marks the start of the tip of the Covid pandemic quickly.
Lauding the exemplary work carried out by frontline well being employees, Deputy Commissioner Ghanshyam Thori stated that the well being employees have been combating the pandemic on the forefront bravely and guaranteeing aid and therapy to the sufferers since March 2020.
He urged folks to to not fall prey to rumours concerning vaccination as this vaccine is protected and efficacious.
He stated that the administration has set up three-session sites together with Civil Hospital Jalandhar, Nakodar and Community Health Centre, Basti Guzan and 300 well being employees could be coated each day below this immunization drive.
He stated that extra session sites have already been deliberate and could be made practical because the drive strikes forward including he stated that these sites embrace completely different CHCs, PHCs, the district hospital, sub-divisional hospitals, and a few personal hospitals.
The deputy commissioner stated that with the capability to retailer over 12 lakh vaccines, a complete of 57 chilly chain factors have been set up.
He stated that the district administration has constructed the capability to retailer over 12 lakh vaccines with all factors linked with cooling options to keep up the required temperature for the vaccine.
Deputy Commissioner additionally hailed former Civil Surgeon Dr Gurinder Kaur Chawla and SMO Dr Kashmiri Lal who turned first to obtain vaccine shot, for coming ahead for the vaccination.
Meanwhile, Civil Surgeon Dr Balwant Singh who additionally inspected the vaccination session web site at CHC Basti Guzan, stated that those that have obtained the primary dose of vaccine immediately, the second dose could be administered to them after 28-days.
As per the report from well being division, 136 frontline well being employees obtained first dose of Covid vaccine together with 41 in Civil Hospital, 36 in CHC Basti Guzan and 59 in Nakodar hospital.