Shillong: The District Medical and Health Officer, East Khasi Hills District has informed that the COVID Vaccination for the elderly above 60 years of age and people between 45 and 59 years of age with comorbidities has started from 1st March, 2021 across the District in the notified session sites.
The Government Health Institutions notified for given vaccination are Civil Hospital, Shillong, Ganesh Das Government Maternal and Child Health Hospital, Shillong, North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institutes of Health and Medical Sciences, Shillong, Reid Provincial Chest Hospital, Shillong, Meghalaya Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Science, Shillong, Composite Hospital BSF, Shillong, Unit Hosp 67BN CRPF and BSF Sec Hospital, Mawpat. Primary Health Centres (PHCs) at Khatarshnong Khrang, Laitlyngkot, Laitryngew, Swer, Mawkynrew, Jatah, Jongksha, Mawsiatkhnam, Mawroh, Nongspung, Mawphlang, Smit, Mawryngkneng, Diengpasoh, Ryngku, Dangar, Pomlum, Wahsherkhmut, Pongtung, Mawkliaw, Mawlong, Sohbar, Laitkynsew, Shella, Mawsahew, Diengiei and Weilyngkut. Community Health Centres (CHCs) at Mawiong, Mawsynram, Pynursla, Ichamati, Sohra and Sohiong, and State Dispensaries at Rynjah and Laban.
The vaccination will also be given in the private hospitals at Nazareth Hospital, Shillong, Bethany Hospital, Shillong, Dr. H. Gordon Robert Hospital, Shillong, Supercare Hospital, Shillong and Woodland Hospital, Shillong
For COVID vaccination registration, online self-registration in the Co-Win website, through Health Centres, ASHAs, AWWs, Rangbah Shnong, Headman and also walk-in registration in the notified session sites.
Vaccination will be provided free of charge at the Government Health Centres and will be on payment basis in the private Health facilities @Rs.250/- per shot.