PMC appeals to parents to get 12-14 year children vaccinated through Vaccine on Wheels initiative

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Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) Commissioner Vikram Kumar urged parents to vaccinate their children aged 12 to 14 at Vaccine on Wheels camps organized at their schools and colleges.

The beneficiaries will have to bear their own Adhaar Map for vaccination and must be born between 2008 and March 2010.

So far, the PMC has administered the first dose to 26 percent of children, and both doses to 14 percent of children in this category. The Union government entrusted the civil administration with the administration Corbewax children from 12 to 14 years old.

Civilian officials said that after the successful launch of the vaccination campaign against COVID-19 For the physically and mentally handicapped, nursing homes, and bedridden citizens, PMC’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Vaccine on Wheels initiative has been well received in terms of vaccinating school and college students in the city.

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“A total of 32,225 students aged 12 to 18 were vaccinated at 244 vaccination camps as part of the Vaccine on Wheels initiative. These camps are organized at the request of schools and colleges,” said the health officer.

The initiative is being implemented by two Vaccines on Wheels teams. “Requests for school and college camps are on the rise, with 82 schools across five different districts in the district requesting vaccinations for a total of 17,075 students. Thus, the vaccination schedule on wheels is fixed until August 24, ”the representative of the Ministry of Health added.

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