KUPWARA: Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Anshul Garg, today convened a meeting of District Task Force Committee to finalize the arrangements for roll out of COVID-19 vaccine in the district.
ADC Kupwara, Nazir Ahmad Lone; CMO Kupwara, Kousar Amin; BMOs and other concerned were present in the meeting.
On the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner directed the CMO to ensure fool proof arrangements to carry out the vaccination process in Phase-I smoothly. He stressed upon the concerned to consolidate the contact details of medical and supporting staff for effective communication during the implementation of vaccination programme.
The DC impressed upon the concerned for storage of the vaccine in hygienic conditions. He also directed for proper disposal of the wastage for good hygiene.
Earlier, the CMO Kupwara informed the meeting that Dry Run of Vaccination process was carried out yesterday in 03 PHCs of the district which shall continue in other PHCs as well before the beginning of actual vaccination drive.
The meeting was informed that 43 PHCs in nine blocks of the district will be covered in Phase-I of Vaccination process, which will cover 7500 frontline health workers.
It was also informed in the meeting that all necessary arrangements have been put in place for smooth rollout of the vaccine in the district.
In this regard, arrangements vis a vis Power Backup, transportation, storage of vaccine, mobilization of medical and supporting staff, telecommunication and uploading of data in COWIN Portal have been finalized.