Jamshedpur 6th Sept 2021: The East Singhbhum district administration has decided to administer the vaccines through walk-in mode as part of its mega immunization drive, which is scheduled to begin on Monday, September 6, at Keenan Stadium in Bistupur.
The stadium, which has hosted several international matches, will be used to speed up the campaign.
To give impetus to the vaccination program, new session sites are being started continuously by the district administration according to the availability of vaccines.
The vaccination campaign at Keenan Stadium will run from 3 pm to 10 pm.
There will be separate queues for women, the elderly, and the disabled in the stadium so that they do not have to wait long for vaccination.
Proper arrangements for drinking water, toilets have been made at the vaccination center so that the vaccination program can be run smoothly.
Senior Immunization Cell in-charge cum SDM Dhalbhum Sandeep Kumar Meena informed that an adequate number of Covid vaccines are available in the district, and there is no shortage in continuous supply even from the state level.
It is our endeavor that by operating more and more centers, the vaccine of Covid should be made available to 100% of people as soon as possible.
He said that there should be no crowd at any center, which creates any hindrance in maintaining law and order, and new centers are being operated as per the demand so that the beneficiaries do not face any inconvenience in getting the vaccine.
The vaccine center is being operated till late at night at Keenan Stadium so that people coming from the office in the evening will get the facility of vaccination.
The SDM appealed to the beneficiaries to use masks and follow social distancing.
Earlier, Deputy Commissioner Suraj Kumar inspected Keenan Stadium, XLRI, and Kerala Samajam Model School to give impetus to the vaccination campaign being run in the district.
Both vaccines – Covishield and Covaxin – will be provided in the vaccination camp, which will last for a week.
According to health department officials, people aged 18 to 44 years and above will be vaccinated.