Health staff, elderly to get 3rd vaccine jab from today
Hindustan Times|January 10, 2022
NEW DELHI: High-risk heath and front line workers, and senior citizens with co-morbidities can from today walk into any vaccination centre for inoculation with a third precautionary dose, provided the second dose was taken nine months ago. They can also book a slot online through the government's COWIN portal.
Rhythma Kaul

"The facility to get an appointment online for the precautionary dose was opened on Saturday on the COWIN system, and it is always better to opt for it to avoid any sort of inconveniences later on," an official said.

"The walk-in option is always there." "The eligible beneficiaries need not register again on the COWIN platform for their third dose," the official said, requesting anonymity. “They can simply book a slot of their third dose." The central government has already issued detailed guidelines to all states and Union Territories, and conducted several meetings on how to implement the process smoothly.

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