27 Teaching Hospitals to Open Vaccination Centres 24 Hours for Public


Punjab Specialized Healthcare Department has decided to open corona vaccination centres (CVCs) in 27 teaching hospitals of the province to provide swift vaccination facility to the general public. This decision was taken by the Health Department in pursuance of instructions given by National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC). The teaching hospitals providing vaccination facility for general public include Mayo Hosptial Lahore, Jinnah Hospital Lahore, Ganga Ram Hospital Lahore, Services Hospital Lahore, Mozang Hospital Lahore, Mian Munshi Hospital Lahore, Nawaz Sharif Hospital Yakki Gate, Kot Khawaja Saeed Hospital Lahore, Benazir Bhutto Hospital Rawalpindi, DHQ Hospital Rawalpindi, Holy Family Hospital Rawalpindi, Nishter Hospital Multan, Civil Hospital Bahawalpur, BV Hospital Bahawalpur, DHQ Hospital Faisalabad, Allied Hospital Faisalabad, Govt. General Hospital Ghulamabad Faisalabad, DHQ Hospital Gujranwala, Aziz Bhatti Hospital Gujrat, Allama Iqbal Memorial Hospital Sialkot, DHQ Hospital Sahiwal, Haji Abdul Qayyum Hospital Sahiwal, DHQ Hospital DG Khan, Sheikh Zayed Hospital RY Khan and DHQ Hospital Sargodha. As per notification issued by the SHC&MED, these vaccination centres will remain open for the general public 24 hours. The hospital administration will have responsibility to identify suitable site for vaccination facility, having appropriate seating arrangements, fans and drinking water facility. However, appropriate staff for day and night shifts will be deployed at the vaccination centre by the hospital administration. SOPs issued for CVCs will be strictly enforced by the hospital administration. However, Sunday will be observed as off day for vaccination. The notification further says that all the arrangements regarding vaccination centre will be in place by Monday, June 07. The Chief Coordinator for Covid Dr. Asad Aslam will be the in-charge of CVCs in teaching hospitals and will monitor arrangements and daily activities while deputy director (I&C), Usman Iftikhar (0321-8452155) has been nominated as focal person.