This is the first time that a vaccine for COVID- 19 has been developed and launched in the country.The vaccine will help to protect you, your family and communities from the Coronavirus
The vaccine provides immunity against the Coronavirus disease and reduces the risk of contracting the COVID-19 infection.This is an injectable vaccine.This is a safe vaccine, has gone through various trials and has been developed after scientific research.
All safety protocols including CAB behaviours will be strictly followed in the vaccination centers and sites while providing the vaccine. All vaccinators are trained in vaccine safety protocols and familiar with COVID Appropriate Behaviour.
COVID Appropriate Behaviour (CAB)
All vaccinators are trained in vaccine safety protocols and are familiar with COVID Appropriate Behaviours. If you are a health worker, or work as a health care provider get yourself registered for the vaccine using the online registration system
Once you have registered yourself, you will receive the vaccine in the selected location near your home. The vaccination date, time and site will be intimated to you on your registered mobile number through SMS.
If you work as a frontline worker (police, home-guard, municipal workers, armed force) you will probably receive the vaccine in first phase be a part of the priority group. The vaccine will be provided free of cost in the government health facility or at the designated vaccination centers
The government is planning to provide the vaccine for COVID-19 to whoever needs it. However, because of limited vaccine availability in the initial phase, it might take some time before it can be made available widely. Some people may have to wait for their turn to get the vaccine.
Only registered beneficiaries will be vaccinated. All beneficiaries have to be registered online. There will be no on -spot registrations at the vaccination site. Only registered beneficiaries will be vaccinated . There will be no on -spot registrations at the vaccination site.
The Government of India has decided to adhere to phased vaccination process and identified the priority groups for the first phase keeping in view the high risk population groups and vaccine availability in the initial phase.
The priority groups are: 1. Health Care Workers 2. Frontline Workers 3. People over 50 years of age 4. People under 50 years of age with co-morbidities.
The COVID-19 vaccines have been developed after thorough scientific research and are introduced to the public after undergoing various trials and after they were declared safe for the public.
It is true that the COVID-19 vaccine has been developed in a short time frame, but it has undergone the protocols of various levels of trials, following due scientific processes and after due diligence. All safety protocols have been followed
Adequate safety and efficacy tests have been done on this vaccine, and the regulatory approval has been given after all required checks have been confirmed.
Vaccination for COVID-19 is voluntary. However, it is advisable to receive the complete schedule of COVID-19 vaccine for protecting one-self against this disease and also to limit the spread of this disease to the close contacts including family members, friends, relatives and co-workers.
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