Jamshedpur, Sep 5: The East Singhbhum district administration has decided to administer vaccines via walk-in mode as part of its mega vaccination drive which is scheduled to begin in Keenan Stadium, Bistupur from Monday, September 6. The stadium that has hosted several international matches will be used to give momentum to the drive.
In order to give impetus to the vaccination program, new session sites are being started continuously by the district administration according to the availability of vaccine.
The vaccination drive at Keenan Stadium will operate between 3 PM and 10 PM.
Separate queues will be in place at the stadium for women, elderly and disabled people so that they do not have to wait for long for vaccination.
Proper arrangements for drinking water, toilets have been made at the vaccine center so that the vaccination program can be conducted smoothly.
Senior Vaccination Cell incharge cum SDM Dhalbhum Sandeep Kumar Meena informed that adequate numbers 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 to make available the Covid vaccine to 100 percent people as soon as possible by operating more and more centers.
He said that there should not be any crowd at any center, which causes any hindrance in the maintenance of law and order and new centers are being operated according to the demand so that the beneficiaries do not face any inconvenience in taking the vaccine.
The Vaccine Center is being operated till late night at Keenan Stadium, which will facilitate vaccination for the people coming from the office in the evening. SDM appeal 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 conducted in the district.
Both the vaccines – Covishield and Covaxin – will be provided at the Vaccination camp which will continue for a week. According to health department officials, vaccines would be provided in the age group of 18 to 44 years and above.