Vaccination is essential to win over Coronavirus: Dr Rajinder Arora, Civil Surgeon
Ferozepur, January 14, 2022: The development of COVID‑19 vaccines has been an extraordinary success after the Coronavirus pandemic but at the same time taking the recommended doses, especially the booster dose now, is essential to win over the Coronavirus and the Department of Health has been continuously conducting Covid vaccination campaign in the district, said Dr.Rajinder Arora, Civil Surgeon, Ferozepur.
Dr. Rajinder Arora, informed, after 39 weeks, the booster doses can be administered by people in the categories of 15 to 18 years old boys and girls, co-morbidities over 60 years of age and front line workers, who have received the second dose of Covid vaccination. Such does will contribute to the prevention and control of Corona by administering booster doses at the civil hospital.
He further said that by getting complete Covid vaccination i.e. taking both doses of Covid vaccination new emerging variants of Covid can be countered. The Covid vaccination was being made available free of cost at government health centers and eligible beneficiaries could avail it, adding he said, in view of the growing corona, every able-bodied person should be vaccinated against the corona.
In a message to the general public, Dr. Rajinder Arora said that in order to control the rising number of daily Covid-19 cases, it is imperative to wear a mask before going to public places, maintain a distance of at least six yards and adhere to the Covid guidelines so that everyone is protected from the Coronavirus.