Dimapur, April 30: Realizing the need to vaccinate more than 20000 population at Diphupar A, the village level vigilance & Monitoring cell Covid 19, Diphupar Village Council, approached the Chief Medical officer Dr. Mereninla for extension of another sub center at Diphupar A, as the present Diphupar sub center was congested to cater to so many beneficiaries.
Acknowledging the genuine need of the village, CMO Dimapur, after consultation with the higher authority, gave permission for opening an extension of sub center at the Diphupar Village Council Hall, where vaccination for beneficiaries above 45 years of age started today (April 30) with a 6-member vaccination team .
During a brief Covid vaccination introductory programme today, CMO Dimapur appealed to the Diphuparians to get the vaccination by availing the opportunity provided by the Government. She reminded the gathering not to believe on the negative rumours about the vaccination and asserted that there was no adverse effects so far at Dimapur. She further reminded the Diphuparians to continue to practice Covid appropriate behaviours as the 2nd wave Covid was hitting the country stronger including Nagaland.
Dr Mereninla also asked the Village Council for monitoring all the returnees coming in Diphupar Village and reminded them about the latest SOP where all returnees has to produce Negative RTPCR. She lauded the Diphupar Village Council for always being supportive and for taking the initiative for vaccination program this time too.
Short speech was also delivered by Medical officer Chumukedima, Dr.Narola while Pastor Tangkhul Baptist Church Diphupar, Rev. Candid Satro invoked God’s blessings. Co-convener VLV & MC, Zuchumo Mozhui chaired the program while HedaGB Diphupar Village, Kekhwetshu Khutsoh proposed the vote of thanks.
(Page News Service)