Complete List Of Govt Hospitals, Private Hospitals For Getting Covid-19 Vaccine
The second phase of vaccination drive against Covid-19 starts from March 1, 2021.
Up until now, the vaccines were being administered only to healthcare and frontline workers. Starting March 1, the vaccination will be extended to all citizens over the age of 60 years, along with the citizens falling under the age bracket of 45-59 years with comorbidities.
List of Specified Comorbidities
Here is a list of specific comorbidities, which will help the citizens under the age bracket of 45-59 years check their eligibility for vaccination.
Over 16,000 CVCs Administered Across Country
As per an announcement made by the Central government on Saturday,
- about 10,000 private hospitals,
- over 600 government hospitals, and
- other private hospitals listed under the State Government Health Insurance Schemes, will be administered to participate in the Covid-19 vaccination centres (CVCs)
Additionally, other government health facilities like medical college hospitals, district hospitals, sub-divisional hospitals, CHCs, PHCs, Health Sub Centres and Health and Wellness Centres will be used as CVCs too, as stated by Timesnow.
Central Govt to Bear Full Vax Cost
The Covid-19 vaccination centres will offer free vaccination for everyone, with the government bearing the full cost.
Additionally, the private hospitals functioning as CVCs can charge only upto Rs 250 per person per dose for vaccination, along with the electronic and financial management mechanism.
“All the private health facilities which will serve as government COVID vaccination centres will follow strict norms of due process, quality and safety including integration with the Co-Win technology platform”.
If you are above 60, you can register for vaccination at CoWin.gov.in or at the Aarogya Setu. You can also register if you are above 45, and suffering from any health issue as mentioned above.