Phase-2 Covid-19 vaccination awareness campaign held
ITANAGAR, Mar 01: All Capital Complex Youth Welfare Association in collaboration with District Health Society, ICC conducted an awareness campaign on the second phase Covid-19 vaccination and continuous practice of Covid appropriate behavior at the Govt. Middle School, D-sector, Naharlagun, today.
The programme began with a welcome speech by Taje Yangfo, Information and Publicity Secretary followed by a speech from Dr Tahan Mize, District Immunization Officer, ICC.
Dr T Mize, enlightened the students and staff about the phase 2 Covid vaccination and urged students to spread the message to their parents and come forward for Covid vaccination.
He explained how the 60 years and above population would also be vaccinated and how they could get self-registered through link:https://selfregistration.cowin.gov.in/ in addition to the on-going FLW and HCW vaccination about on-site registration in all the Covid vaccination centres.
He also briefed them about how the age group from 45yrs to 59yrs general population with specified comorbid diseases could also be vaccinated after obtaining certification from a registered medical practitioner in a prescribed format.
After the soft launching of Cowin-2, he said that he got his first dose Covid vaccination and appealed to the students and teachers also to spread the messages to their families and relatives so that FLW, HCW and age specific categories of people would come forward for Covid vaccination and stay healthy and protected from the deadly corona disease.
He said that they should not to be carried away by rumours of Covid-19 vaccine side effects.