VACCINATION is being carried out in Nay Pyi Taw Council area to prevent and control Covid-19 disease and vaccinations were given according to priority groups and priorities in the respective townships yesterday.
People aged sixty and above, unvaccinated healthcare workers and volunteers who are giving service at the frontline to control and combat the Covid-19 pandemic disease, religious person including monks and nuns and civil servants who have not been vaccinated, private bank employees, private factory and workshop staff, Hotel, Motel and guest house staff, Development staff from supermarkets and markets were vaccinated yesterday by healthcare workers at respective basic education schools in Nay Pyi Taw.
The vaccination works are being carried out separately at BEHS No (1) in Tatkon Township, BEHS (Pyae San Aung) in Zeyathiri Township, Pobbathiri BEHS (20) in Pobbathiri Township, BEHS (Minkon) in Ottarathiri Township, Pyinmana BEHS (3) in Pyinmana Town¬ship, Lewei BEHS (1) in Lewei Township, Zabuthiri BEHS (7) in Zabuthiri Township, and Dekkhina Thiri BEHS (18) in Dekkhina Thiri Township in accordance with the Covid-19 prevention methods.
With the supervision of the Ministry of Health and Sports, information that the public need to know about the vaccination were posted in public places yesterday.
Before being vaccinated, healthcare workers took body temperature measurements and blood pressure measurements. Vaccines were given only when the blood and body pressure plus health condition is normal, healthcare officials said. In addition, rooms are being provided for those who have been vac¬cinated to rest for half an hour. In the event of a sudden illness during the break, the Myanmar Police Force is ready to provide necessary medical care and to ensure the safety and well-being of the patients, officials said.
Vaccination is scheduled for 1-4 August, a week for the vaccination, and the vaccination will continue to be given according to target groups and priorities, officials added.
—Han Gyine/ GNLM