New Delhi: On the vision of Hon’ble Prime Minister & completing one-year countrywide Vaccination Drive against COVID-19, New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) Vice Chairman, Shri Satish Upadhyay visited Corona Vaccination Centre at Atal Aadrash Vidhyalay, Moti Bagh, New Delhi to check the vaccination drive smoothly in teens having age group of 15-18 years.
Shri Upadhyay inspected personally and saw all the arrangements going on smoothly where teens are taking their first dose. While communicating with children, Shri Upadhyay emphasized habits like eating healthy foods, being active, and getting regular check-ups and said that vaccines are playing a vital role in keeping all of us healthy in the pendpandemicamic period.
Shri Upadhyay informed that as per the data received from Medical Services Department of NDMC presently, Seven (7) Covid Vaccination Centre, Two (2) Covid Testing Centre and Two (2) Covid Mobile Units are being run under NDMC area. Total 2,43,701 persons had been vaccinated in NDMC Centre whereas 3671 children’s had taken their first vaccination dose till today, he informed. Shri Upadhyay said that vaccines are one of the safest and most convenient preventive care measures available during the pendapandemicmic and vaccines are not only safe but also an easy way to prevent disease / infection.
Shri Upadhyay urged the parents to prepare their children for vaccination & motivate them and he said that COVID-19 vaccine will be very similar to the experience of getting routine vaccines. Shri Upadhyay said that getting a COVID-19 vaccine can help protect children from getting COVID-19 infection. He said vaccinated children can help protect their family members, including siblings who are not eligible for vaccination and family members who may be at increased risk of getting very sick, if they are infected.
He appreciated the efforts of Team NDMC consisting – Doctors, Nurses, Medical Team, Health Workers & Citizens who make this vaccination drive successful under the vision of Prime Minister’s “Swachh Bharat : Swasth Bharat” and celebrating 75th years of India’s Independence as ” Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav”.