The Odisha government on Friday kicked off the 75-day long Covid vaccination drive in line with the Union Health Ministry's rollout of universal adult inoculation of Covid booster doses from Friday.
State Health Department Director Bijay Panigrahi today said the booster vaccination have been initiated at 2320 health centres across Odisha. Of the total, 19 centres are from Bhubaneswar alone.
According to Panigrahi, the government plans to set up more than 3000 vaccination centres to ensure universal Covid precaution shots to all adults under 60 years of age.
The government has also decided to rope in educational institutes like colleges as vaccination centres to achieve the target, said Panigrahi.
Eligible beneficiaries can avail vaccination by registering online through CoWIN or by on-site enrolment.
According to government data, only 1.52 lakh beneficiaries have taken precaution doses in the state so far while 2.65 crore more people are eligible to take the shots.
Below is the list of major cities in the state and booster dose vaccination centres present therein:
List of vaccination centres in Bhubaneswar:-
Free #COVID19 precaution dose for 18-59 age group will start from tomorrow in Bhubaneswar as per Govt. of India special drive for 75 days under #AzadiKaAmritMahotsav— BMC (@bmcbbsr) July 14, 2022
The Centres list is attached below.@CMO_Odisha @IPR_Odisha @HFWOdisha @HUDDeptOdisha @SRC_Odisha pic.twitter.com/xrj5jmkjLU
List of vaccination centres in Cuttack:-
Onspot and Online slot bookings for #COVID precaution dose for the age between 18 to 59 has been Opened.— CMC,Cuttack (@CMCCuttack) July 14, 2022
The details Vaccination plan with location and time is mentioned below. pic.twitter.com/fkwYrdvKTE
List of vaccination centres in Rourkela:-
Vaccination in Rourkela— Rourkela Municipal Corporation (@RourkelaMC) July 15, 2022
Date: 16 - 19 July 2022
Ages: 18+ (Booster Dose)
Railway Hospital Bondamunda
Slots Open: 15 July 2022, 2 PM onwards, on CoWIN Portal and App. pic.twitter.com/Y2PyrgP129
List of vaccination centres in Berhampur:-
On the occasion of Azadi ki Amrit Mahotsav, Booster Dose Vaccination for 18 years to 59 years due beneficiaries will be made in 8 UPHCs of Berhampur.— BERHAMPUR MUNICIPAL CORPORATION (@BrahmapurCorp) July 14, 2022
Citizens are requested to book the slot online tomorrow after 9 AM. @HFWOdisha @Ganjam_Admin pic.twitter.com/SQ5ErtS82d
List of vaccination centres in Balasore:-
Vaccination schedule of precaution doses for 18 years & above for tomorrow i.e 15/07/2022 is as follows. It will be on first come first serve basis as the doses are limited. Always follow covid appropriate behavior. Never let your guard down. #COVID19 #VaccinationForAll @dpmubal pic.twitter.com/4Cmu1oSJiK— DM Balasore (@DBalasore) July 14, 2022