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Assam: District-wise COVID-19 Vaccination Centres in Baksha, Bongaigaon to Tinsukia; Covaxin, Covishield Vaccine FAQs

There are 3,006 session sites across India, where 100 beneficiaries each will be given either of India's two indigenous vaccines, Covaxin or Covishield.

Assam: District-wise COVID-19 Vaccination Centres in Baksha, Bongaigaon to Tinsukia; Covaxin, Covishield Vaccine FAQs

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  16 Jan 2021 8:11 AM GMT

Covid Centres in Guwahati, Assam: With the roll-out of the world's biggest coronavirus vaccine along with rest of India, the Assam government has also kick-started the process of vaccination drive across the 33 districts of the Assam state. Here is the list of session sites identified for COVID-19 Vaccination center launch in Assam:

City-wise COVID Vaccination Centre in Assam

Annexure-2

S.No.

Name of State/UT

Name of district

Name of Session Site

Pin Code

Facility category (Public / Pvt)

Level (Medical colleges / District hospitals / Sub-district hospitals / CHC / PHC-HWC.

Mention "Yes", if site is identified for Video Conferencing

1

Assam

Baksa

Barama PHC

781346

Public

PHC

Dr Ravi Boro DH

781372

Public

District Hospital

2

Barpeta

Fakruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College &Hospital

781301

Public

Medical College

Barpeta Civil Hospital

781319

Public

District Hospital

Barpeta Road BPHC

781331

Public

CHC

3

Biswanath

BiswanathChariali SDCH

784176

Public

Sub-district Hospitals

4

Bongaigaon

Bongaigaon Civil Hospital

783380

Public

District Hospital

MG model Hospital Model Hospital Manikpur

783390/783391

Public

CHC

5

Cachar

SM Dev Civil Hospital

788004/788005

Public

District Hospital

Silchar Medical College and Hospital

788010/ 788014

Public

Medical College

6

Charaideo

Sonari SDCH

785690

Public

Sub-district Hospitals

Chirnag

JSB Civil Hospital

783385

Public

District Hospital

8

Darrang

Mangaldoi District Hospital

784125

Public

District Hospital

Sipajhar BPHC

784145

Public

CHC

9

Dhemaji

Dhemaji Civil Hospital

787057

Public

District Hospital

Gogamukh BPHC

787034

Public

CHC

10

Dhubri

Dhubri Civil Hospital

783325

Public

District Hospital

Gauripur CHC

783339/783331

Public

CHC

11

Dibrugarh

Assam Medical College Hospital

786220

Public

Medical College

Borbaruah PHC

786001

Public

PHC

12

Dima Hasao

Umrangso CHC

788931

Public

CHC

Haflong Civil Hospital

788819

Public

District Hospital

13

Goalpara

200 bedded Civil Hospital

783121

Public

District Hospital

Solace Hospital and Research Centre Pvt Ltd

783121

Private

Others

14

Golaghat

Golaghat DH

785621

Public

District Hospital

Bokakhat BPHC

785612

Public

CHC

15

Hailakandi

S.K. Roy Civil Hospital

788151

Public

District Hospital

16

Hojai

Jugijan BPHC

782429

Public

CHC

Lanka BPHC

782446

Public

CHC

17

Jorhat

Jorhat MCH

785001

Public

Medical College

Titabor SDCH

785630

Public

Sub-district Hospitals

18

Kamrup M

Gauhati Medical College & Hospital

781032

Public

Medical College

YES

Sonapur DH

782420

Public

District Hospital

Marwari Maternity Pvt Hospital

781001/781008

Private

Others

19

Kamrup R

Tularam Bafana Kamrup DH

781031

Public

District Hospital

Azara BPHC

781017

Public

CHC

20

Karbi Anglong

Diphu Medical College & Hospital

782462

Public

Medical College

Bokajan CHC

782480

Public

CHC

21

Karimganj

Karimganj Civil Hospital

788710

Public

District Hospital

Patharkandi BPHC

788724

Public

CHC

22

Kokrajhar

RNB Civil Hospital, Kokrajhar

783370

Public

District Hospital

Balajan BPHC

783370

Public

CHC

23

Lakhimpur

North Lakhimpur Civil Hospital

787051

Public

District Hospital

Boginadi BPHC

787032

Public

CHC

Laluk Model Hospital

787053

Public

PHC

24

Majuli

Garmur SDCH

785104

Public

Sub-district Hospitals

Kamalabari BPHC

785106

Public

CHC

25

Marigaon

Morigaon DH

782105

Public

District Hospital

Nakhola SHC

782410

Public

PHC

26

Nagaon

Nagaon DH

782001

Public

District Hospital

Kathiatoli PHC

782427

Public

PHC

27

Nalbari

SMK Civil Hospital

781304

Public

District Hospital

Ghoghrapar BPHC

781339

Public

CHC

28

Sivasagar

Sivsagar Civil Hospital

785665

Public

District Hospital

Khelua BPHC

785701

Public

CHC

29

Sonitpur

Tezpur medical College

784010

Public

Medical College

Yes

TIeMS Hospital

784001

Private

Others

Dhekiajuli CHC

784110

Public

BPHC

30

South Salmara Mankachar

Gazarikandi BPHC

783128

Public

CHC

31

Tinsukia

Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi Civil Hospital

786125

Public

District Hospital

Hapjan BPHC

786623

Public

CHC

32

Udalguri

Udalguri 200 bedded Civil Hospital

784509

Public

District Hospital

Orang BPHC

784114

Public

CHC

33

West Karbi Anglong

Kheroni Modal Hospital

782448

Public

PHC

Donkamokam CHC

782485

Public

CHC

With the mass drive, questions also arises among the citizens with regards to the safety of the emergency approved vaccine.

COVID-19 Vaccination Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: Which Covid vaccine is approved in India?

Ans: In India currently, only two vaccines are approved- Covishield and Covaxin are the two vaccines approved by the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) for emergency use. Covishield is developed in Pune whereas Bharat Biotech's Covaxin is homegrown in Hyderabad.

Q: Can I choose which Covid vaccine I get?

Ans: The vaccination drive will be in a phased manner- In the first phase all the covid warriors which include doctors, nurses, paramedical staff, ambulance drivers, cleaning staff which were on the field physically dealing with the Covid patients which will be around 1.9 lakhs, health workers. (private and government)

In the second phase all the frontline staff which includes police, paramilitary which will be around 1 lakh people. In the third phase, which can be called the must vaccination for all the persons above 50 years. Further along with that people below 50 years with the presence of comorbidity will also be provided with the vaccine.

The vaccine will not be accessible to the masses now. However, once it is open to the public, beneficiaries will have to register and submit ID proof for vaccination on the Co-Win app.

Once the registration is complete, the beneficiary would receive an SMS on their mobile number regarding the due date, venue and time of vaccination, however, it will be the health department who will decide on the vaccine brand i.e. Covishield or Covaxin.

Q: When do you get the 2nd Covid shot?

Ans: The second dose will be given after 28 days and for which a reminder will be sent to the beneficiary via the Co-Win app along with an SMS stating about the due date, venue and time of vaccination.

Q: Is the vaccine for Covid 19 going to be administered soon?

Ans: The Serum Institute of India (SII) has already stockpiled around 50 million dosages of the vaccine and aims to produce up to 100 million dosages per month by March this year.

Q: How many people are vaccinated for Covid in Assam?

Ans: In Assam, the government has currently received 2,21,500 doses against the demand of 3,80,000 doses. Out of which 2,10,500 are Covishield and 20,000 are Covaxin and the first priority will be given to Covid warriors.

Meanwhile, the Centre has identified 300 million people to receive the first doses of the vaccines and priority group is made up of 30 million health care workers, policemen, soldiers and volunteers, and 270 million vulnerable people mostly citizens above the age of 50 and 10 million others with serious comorbidities.


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