Precaution dose will be given from tomorrow, know how to register on CoWIN app

In the midst of increasing cases of corona in the country, preparations have been completed to give precautionary dose to health workers, front line workers and people above 60 years of age.

Vikas Sheel, Additional Secretary and Mission Director of National Health Mission, has told that the facility of online appointment for 'precautionary dose' has been made live on Co-Win. This means that those who have been asked to take precautionary doses can now make online appointments.

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Precaution dose will be given from tomorrow, know how to register on CoWIN app

In the midst of increasing cases of corona in the country, preparations have been completed to give precautionary dose to health workers, front line workers and people above 60 years of age.

Vikas Sheel, Additional Secretary and Mission Director of National Health Mission, has told that the facility of online appointment for 'precautionary dose' has been made live on Co-Win. This means that those who have been asked to take precautionary doses can now make online appointments.

Let us inform that the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has already informed that new registration will not be required to take the booster dose of Corona Vaccine. Those who have received two doses of the COVID-19 vaccine can directly make an appointment or walk-in at any of the vaccination centres. Vaccination with onsite appointment will start from January 10.

Let us inform that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had recently announced to apply a precautionary dose to people above 60 years of age with weak immunity as a third vaccine. Let us tell you, healthcare and frontline workers will also be given a booster dose of the vaccine. Which will be started from January 10.

People who have taken two doses will not have to register again

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has made it clear that those who have taken both the doses of Corona Vaccine will not need to get a fresh registration. Appointment will have to be taken. If he is not able to make an appointment due to any reason, then he can also go directly to the vaccination center and get the vaccine.

No mixing of any kind will be done in the vaccine

The central government has made it clear that the dose of booster vaccine to be given to healthcare and frontline workers and persons aged 60 years and above will be the same as the first two doses. NITI Aayog member Dr Vinod K Paul said, those who have got Covaxin, they will be given Covaxin only. Those who have received the primary two doses of Covishield will be given a booster dose of Covishield. He further said, no mixing of any kind will be done in the vaccine.