To reach the goal of 100% vaccination, Kaithal is involved in the secys and traders of the village: The Tribune India
Tribune press service
Kaithal, December 20
Amidst the fear of the third wave of Covid, the Kaithal administration braced for the inoculation campaign. He not only made it compulsory for government staff to show their vaccination certificate upon entering the workplace, but also roped up drivers, village secretaries and traders to achieve the goal of 100% vaccination in the workplace. the district.
On Monday, Kaithal DC Pradeep Dahiya and SP Lokender Singh showed their fully vaccinated certificates at the entrance to the mini secretariat to encourage other employees to receive both doses.
The drivers will help the Ministry of Health raise awareness about vaccination, educate them about vaccination camps at the bus stop and other sites. Traders will help organize evening sessions in the markets and will also encourage buyers to get vaccinated. Meanwhile, village secretaries will help organize vaccination camps in their areas.
The district has a target population of 8.11 lakh. So far 6.71 lakh of people have only taken the first dose and 4.35 lakh of them have been fully vaccinated.
“We are not preventing anyone from entering their offices, several employees still have not taken the vaccine. To find out their reasons and educate them, we have made it mandatory for government employees to show their fully vaccinated certificates when entering their workplace, ”said Kaithal DC.
In the coming days, the volunteers will reach out to college and ITI students, for whom they have held a meeting with principals, the DC said, adding that these steps were being taken to ensure the safety of residents.
“We have roped up 189 teams who are organizing special sessions at different locations. As of Monday, up to 27,000 people were vaccinated in the district, which is the highest in Haryana, ”he added.
The DC further stated that people are ignorant and avoid vaccination due to rumors and other reasons. “We will educate them as part of this special campaign,” he added.