Dr Regina Maini trying to make Punjabi University a Corona free campus; organized 9th vaccination camp
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in
Following the Punjab Government guidelines, Ninth Free Covid Vaccination camp was organized by Bhai Ghaniya Health Centre, Punjabi University, Patiala on 10th February, 2022 in collaboration with the Office of Civil Surgeon, Patiala at Gurudwara Sahib, Punjabi University Campus, Patiala.
The Camp was inaugurated by Prof. Arvind, Vice Chancellor, Punjabi University, Patiala. Dr Prince Sodhi, Civil Surgeon, Patiala graced the occasion.
About 300 persons including students, staff, faculty and residents were vaccinated in the camp , both Covishield and Covaxin Vaccines were administered as First , Second and booster doses to the frontline workers and above 60 years age who have completed 9 months after second dose were given.
Booster doses were given to those employees who are on Election duty and have completed 3 months after second dose.Covaxin doses were given to 15-18 years age group also.
Vice Chancellor Prof. Arvind has conveyed that we are looking forward to opening up the campus as per the Punjab Govt. Guidelines and so vaccination is being done, he added that every person must get vaccinated. In particular he appreciated the Health Centre and its Incharge SMO Dr. Regina Maini for their whole hearted efforts in Covid Pandemic and the efforts of the District Health Administration, Civil Surgeon, Patiala and his team are highly appreciated.
Dr. Regina Maini, SMO Bhai Ghaniya Health Centre said as per the guidelines issued by Punjab Government the vaccination of the University staff, employees and faculty has been done with the collaboration of Office of Civil Surgeon, Patiala.
As per the Survey conducted in the Residential area, about 75% of the Residents are vaccinated for second dose and 83% residents have already got first dose so the purpose of organizing the Camp today was to vaccinate the remaining residents ,students, employees and teaching faculty and their families.
She thanked Civil Surgeon and his team for organizing the Camps. She thanked the staff of Health Centre for their cooperation. She said this was the Ninth Free Covishield Vaccination Camp and about 3300 persons have got the Covishield/ Covaxin Vaccines in these Camps.
We have already organized Three Covid Sampling and Eight Covid Vaccination Camps. She thanked Professor Arvind for encouraging and helping in getting the vaccination done in the University.
She thanked Dr B S Sandhu ,Dean Academics, DrVarinder Kaushik Registrar and Finance Officer, Dr Rakesh Kumar for their support and guidance for making the camp successful .