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Free ordering of ‘precautionary doses’ starting today, number of vax sites over 70

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Indore (Madhya Pradesh): Officials from Indore’s health department, administration and municipal corporation have completed preparations to administer a free “precautionary dose” to the city’s adult population from July 15. Health officials set up more than 70 vaccination sites across the city to administer free doses to the population and distributed more than 8,000 doses as a target for the first day.

According to the District Immunization Officer, Dr. Tarun Gupta, “All adults in the city are eligible for the free precautionary dose and there are over 22-24,000 people in the city whose doses are pending.” .

Speaking of vaccine stock, he said they have over a million doses in stock, including 68,000 doses of Covishield and over 40,000 doses of Covaxin. “We will manage all vaccination sites in government facilities including all areas of Indore Municipal Corporation as well as departmental health facilities including CHCs, PHCs, Sanjeevani Clinics and others, added the head of vaccination.

People can be vaccinated by registering on the spot based on their telephone numbers that they had registered during the vaccination of the first two doses and also by showing any identification document, including voter card, Aadhaar card, driving license, passport, PAN card and bank book.

The district has been divided into 4 zones and officials have also called more than 10 vehicles from Indore Municipal Corporation for the distribution of the vaccine. “We will distribute more than 100 doses of vaccines to 69 sites and the target of other sites will be decided based on the location of the site,” the immunization manager said.

Offline registration

An offline check-in facility for people reaching the centers will be provided. IMC will also provide chairs and tents to help the beneficiaries and has also decided not to close the center until the last person reaching the center receives the blow. The vaccination campaign will start at 9 a.m.

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