Third phase of COVID vaccination launched in Ferozepur
Construction workers to be covered in third phase of vaccination
Ferozepur, May 10, 2021: The third phase of Covid-19 vaccination was launched on Monday, as per the instructions of the Punjab government, in which the constructions workers between the age group of 18 to 44 years will be vaccinated.
The vaccination campaign in the district was launched from January 16 and so far 81,451 persons of 45 plus age have been vaccinated including the frontline and health workers.
Dr.Rajinder Raj, Civil Surgeon said the government was implementing the vaccination scheme for the age group of 18 to 44 years in a planned manner in which high risk and vulnerable people were being provided.
She further said that in the third phase, three health centers CHC Guruharsahai, Makhu and Ferozeshah have been allotted in the district for the vaccination of construction workers between the ages of 18 to 44 years.
In her message addressed to the residents of the district, Civil Surgeon Dr. Rajinder Raj said that persons above 45 years of age who are to be vaccinated for the first dose of Covid vaccination should come to the immunization center only after registering online for this purpose. The Health Department would now vaccinate only the pre-registered beneficiaries. She appealed to the residents of the district to cooperate in this matter to ensure adherence to the Covid protocol at the immunization centers and maintain social distance.
She also urged the residents to continue to adopt Covid appropriate behaviour to contribute in eradicating the coronavirus at the earliest possible and save precious lives.