Bhubaneswar: As a part of the World’s Largest Vaccination Campaign to bring the Covid-19 pandemic under control, Front Line Workers – Railway Protection Force (RPF) personnel are now being administered novel Coronavirus vaccine at Railway Central Hospital at Bhubaneswar. A total of 286 RPF personnel will be vaccinated on February 19 and 20 at the designated site.
Earlier, the Covid-19 vaccination had been administered to the Railway Health Workers including Doctors, Paramedical Staff and other Medical Staff of ECoR Central Hospital. A total of 138 Health workers have received the second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine on February 17.
Altogether, 238 Health Workers in ECoR Central Hospital at Mancheswar were taken 1st phase of the Covid19 vaccine from 18th January 2021. Acutely unwell and intensive care unit patients and pregnant and lactating women are not being administered with the vaccination as per guidelines.
East Coast Railway General Manager Vidya Bhushan had instructed Railway Medical authorities to take enough precautions and care for administering these vaccines as directed by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.