Anambra State Govt Initiates Measures To Scale Up COVID-19 Vaccination

Anambra State Govt Initiates Measures To Scale Up COVID-19 Vaccination

Anambra State Government is seriously considering a scaled-up vaccine mandate, starting with civil servants as it is already the case at the federal level and some other parts of the world.

 

Correspondent David Okpokwasili reports that the Commissioner for Health, Dr Vincent Okpala, who announced this during a press briefing at the Jerome Udoji Secretariat, Awka, noted that the ongoing mass vaccination exercise against COVID-19 in the state, will last till Wednesday January five, 2022.

 

Explaining the details of the mass vaccination, Dr Okpala said that the number of vaccination sites have been increased to include not just primary, secondary and tertiary hospitals but also private facilities and mass vaccination sites in schools, shopping malls, motor parks, and many other places so as to provide Ndi Anambra easier access to vaccine.

 

Dr Okpala further revealed that the state government has received approval to offer booster doses for people that completed their second dose for over six months starting on December ten 2021.

 

The Health Commissioner also pleaded with those, who have been vaccinated to visit www.vaccination.gov.ng/verification. guide within twenty-four hours of vaccination to verify and validate their personal information, correct damaged Quick Response Code and secure vaccination record against impersonation.

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