Jammu: The phase II of the Covid inoculation to cover frontline workers of civil and police departments began today in several districts of Jammu division.
At Doda: Deputy Commissioner Doda, Dr Sagar D Doifode, received first shot of the Covishield vaccine at Government Medical College Hospital, Doda along with ADC and other revenue officer/officials by following all the necessary guidelines and procedures.
Speaking on the occasion, the DC termed the vaccine highly safe and informed that all those who have been vaccinated in the district are healthy and sound.
The DC also informed that more than 1200 healthcare workers have already received first dose of the vaccine.
At Poonch: District Development Commissioner, Poonch Rahul Yadav along with other officers and officials visited District Hospital Poonch and vaccinated against the novel Corona virus disease COVID-19).
The vaccination was also held at all sub divisions of the district, including Mandi, Mendhar and Surankote, where vaccine was administered to Health Care Workers, frontline workers of Revenue department, ICDS, Police, Safai karamcharis etc.
The DC said that the Vaccine is safe and appealed the public to ignore the misinformation.
District Administration braces for the 2nd phase of COVISHIELD Vaccination drive in Kishtwar.*
At Kishtwar: District Administration Kishtwar kicked off the 2nd Phase of the inoculation drive. Deputy Commissioner, Ashok Sharma and other officers get the first shot at District Hospital.
The DC informed that in the first phase 350 frontline workers of health department were inoculated, while 250 revenue officials and 4000 police personnel and paramilitary forces will be administered the vaccine in the second phase.
Out of the 118 designated Vaccination centres, the vaccination points established at DH Kishtwar, SDH Atholi, PHC Keru, PHC Nali, SC Marwah, PHC chhatroo have been operationalised.
At Reasi: Frontline workers and senior Revenue Officers of the district were given the first vaccine shot at the district hospital Reasi.
The officers vaccinated today included Deputy Commissioner, Indu Kanwal Chib; Additional Deputy Commissioner, Rajinder Kumar Sharma; Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Sanjay Badyal; Tehsildar Pouni, Lekh Raj and Naib Tehsildar Ransoo.
The vaccination drive was held in presence of Chief Medical Officer, Dr Rajeev Sharma and other senior Health Officers.
In her message to the public, the Deputy Commissioner said that the vaccine is safe and the only way forward in our fight against the coronavirus pandemic.