BMC to organise vaccination camps in schools Bhubaneswar

Perceiving the present trend of Covid-19 cases in the city the authority has requested for Covid appropriate behaviour in malls and public places. Equal importance is given for vaccination of children from 12 to 14 years.

A meeting, chaired by additional Commissioner Suryawanshi  Mayur Vikash, discussed to expedite the vaccination in schools.  About seventy representatives from different government and private schools participated in the meeting for status of vaccination in their respective schools.

It was decided that school principals will deposit the status of vaccination to BMC through Block Education Officer for its reconciliation with the data available in dedicated portal. After receipt of database from BEO the camp will be planned by Health department or Office of Addl. District Public Health Officer (ADUPHO).  The school representatives present were told to inform and motivate parents for vaccination of children against Covid-19. Schools will deposit the data within three days and camps will be organised accordingly, told Addl. Commissioner.

Deputy Commissioner Health and Sanitation, BMC Suvendu Kumar Sahoo facilitated the meeting and ADUPHO Dr. Antaryami Mishra and City Health Manager Neha Rajput gave presentation on status of vaccination in the city.