Google Maps Will Show Nearest Vaccination Centres; Pledges Help To Vaccinate 250,000 Citizens
While India is carrying out its massive vaccination drive phase wise, it is important that we waste leastamount of time to search for a vaccination centre as most of us might not be eligible for the vaccine right now, but our parents as well as grandparents are.
Google Maps To Show Nearest Vaccination Centres
A lot of time can be saved and safety can be ensured once one knows where exactly near oneself the closest vaccination centre is. Google maps can help you with the same and not only inform you about the closest center but also whether it is open or not.
According to Karen DeSalvo, Chief Health Officer at Google Health , the maps will let you know whether vaccines are available or not.
How to find the closest Covid-10 vaccination centre near you with Google Maps
- Go to Google Maps, Search for vaccination centres
- All nearby vaccination centres shall be populated
- In addition to location, whether or not the centre is open shall be told to you
Third phase of vaccination, for people above the age of 45 years has been launched by India amid the second wave of Covid-19.
Currently, there are two vaccines that are given, one is Covisheild produced by the Serum Institute of India and another is Covaxcin produced by Hyderabad based Bharat Biotech.
A third vaccine, Sputnik V from Russia has been approved by the authorities and first batch of the same shall be delivered by this month.
The essence of all the efforts which Google is pouring in, is to minimise the human contact as much as possible in order to curb the spread of the contagion.