eputy Commissioner Baramulla Dr G N Itoo today chaired a meeting of concerned officers in his office chamber in order to take the stock of various necessary arrangements put in place for carrying out much awaited COVID-19 vaccination drive.
It is worth here that Hon’ble Prime Minister is launching the vaccination drive on 16th of this month wherein health and frontline workers shall be vaccinated in the first phase.
On the occasion, DC took a comprehensive review of various aspects pertaining to the drive wherein it was informed that two centres viz Govt Medical College Baramulla and Sub District Hospital Sopore have been identified for carrying out the drive. It was further informed that about 3300 health and frontline workers in Baramulla district shall be vaccinated in the first phase.
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While emphasizing upon the concerned authorities to work in coordination and cohesion, DC said that such an exercise has to be carried out keeping in view all the related aspects pertaining to the drive. He emphasized for working with added zeal and dedication so that the process is conducted smoothly. Moreover, DC urged upon the people to follow all the related SOPs and guidelines in letter and spirit adding that the challenge of pandemic has not faded away yet and there is need to follow these advisories so that any kind of exigency is averted.
Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Medical Superintendent Associated Hospital Baramulla, Block Medical Officers and other concerned officers attended the meeting.