FAQs About Covid – 19 VACCINATION

  Q: From when am I eligible for COVID-19 Vaccination? A: From May 1st   Q: From when do registrations open for COVID-19 Vaccination? A: From April 28th, after 4 pm.   Q: Where can I get the Vaccine from? A: You can get the vaccine from Private Vaccination Centres only   Q: How to register for Vaccination A: Registration is only via CoWIN Website (www.cowin.gov.in)/Aarogya Setu App only. No other app/website/walk-in/spot registration would be allowed. Register using mobile number and Aadhaar number. Follow the simple steps as guided by the website, register, and choose your Vaccination Centre via Pincode/District. You would get an SMS Confirmation. Keep it safe.

Q: Can I reschedule my Vaccination Appointment? A: Yes. You can reschedule till the previous day.   Q: What are the vaccines that would be made available? A: At present, COVISHIELD (Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine) and COVAXIN (Bharat Biotech) would be available. In due course, SPUTNIK-V Vaccine and other vaccines are expected to be made available.   Q: How much should I pay for the vaccine dose? A: The price would be decided by the State Govt/Private Vaccine Provider.   Q: I am a young person. Is COVISHIELD safe? A: Yes, it is entirely safe. Millions of persons have received COVISHIELD worldwide, with extremely rare side effects. And, even in the unlikeliest scenario of a serious adverse event, there are established management protocols. There is nothing to fear.   Q: I am a pregnant woman. Can I receive the Vaccine? A: Studies are ongoing to prove the safety of COVID-19 vaccines in pregnant women. Currently, avoid taking the vaccine. But if you accidentally receive the vaccine while pregnant, there is nothing to worry about, and the pregnancy would be entirely safe.   Q: I am on my periods. Can I receive the vaccine? A: Yes, you can. Kindly do not believe the hoaxes and rumors regarding the same.   Q: Which of the vaccines is better for me – COVISHIELD or COVAXIN or  SPUTNIK V A: All equally efficacious in preventing mild, moderate, and severe COVID. Choose whatever is available to you, at the Vaccination Centre.   Q: I am young. I believe I have good immunity. Do I need to still take the Vaccine? A: Yes. No one is safe from COVID-19, not even the fittest and healthiest of individuals. Better safe, than sorry.   Q: I am hearing reports of people testing COVID-19 Positive even after receiving the first dose of Vaccine. Is it even useful? A: Most such reports are of healthcare professionals, who, by nature of their work, are always at high risk to contract the infection. First of all, the rate of infection after vaccination is much lower than the unvaccinated. And, even if such an infection occurs, by virtue of the vaccination, the body has a good titer of antibodies to limit the infection to a mild stage, thereby reducing the chance of progressing to severe COVID. Therefore, vaccines are useful, life-saving, and effective!   Q: What are the common side effects I can expect after Vaccination? A: Fever, headaches, body aches, fatigue, injection site pain are the common side effects, and they are manageable by a short course of Paracetamol. Most resolve by 2-3 days. You are observed for 30 minutes after receiving the dose, for any serious or severe effects, and even though they are rare to occur, there is a definite treatment for each such serious effect.    Q: I recently tested COVID-19 Positive. Should I still take the vaccine? A: Yes. You should receive the vaccine three months after testing COVID-19 Positive. Recent studies show that Reinfection rates I. COVID-19 Positive patients can be 1 in 5, and therefore Vaccination is the only sure-shot path to develop long-lasting immunity.   Q: I received the First Dose of the Vaccine and then tested COVID-19 Positive in between the two doses? Can I take the second dose? A: You can receive the second dose three months after testing positive.   For more details, refer –  World Health Organization  – WHO
Ministry Of Health and Family Welfare –  MOHFW   Everyone eligible registers today for the vaccine asap. Please, don’t delay. Please help all your servants, security, maids, and friends also to register. It is important for our safety and the community.   Step By Step Information about Registration for vaccination  CLICK HERE  For- Registrations    Vaccines save lives! – Vaccines defeat COVID-19! Take Vaccine, Save Your Life as well your loved ones.   Stay Safe.  

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