DIMAPUR, FEBRUARY 6: An awareness and sensitization on Covid-19 vaccination for frontline workers of Zunheboto district (police, district jail, AWWs) was conducted on February 4 and 7 at their respective offices.
Dr K Akaho, Chief Medical Officer, appealed to all the participants to come forward and get vaccinated. He further urged them not to believe the ‘misconceptions about vaccine found on social media’.
Dr Nukshisangla Jamir, DPO (RCH/UIP), gave a brief introduction on coronavirus, symptoms, modes of transmission, prevention. She also spoke on the vaccine that is approved in India and gave a detailed explanation on Covishield vaccine and how the doses are administered.
She also appealed to all the participants to get vaccinated in order to stay safe and to protect family and neighbours, citing that frontline workers are in high risk exposure category. She requested all the frontline workers to get registered in the COWIN portal.
The workshop was attended by all the staff of the respective departments.
(Page News Service)