The Ogun State Government, in collaboration with Development Partners, World Health OrganiSation (WHO), United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF) and the National Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) is set to commence administration of COVID-19 vaccination in line with guidelines from the National Primary Health Care Agency to eligible residents across the State.

A release signed by the Commissioner for Health, Dr. Tomi Coker indicated that the exercise is scheduled to hold from tomorrow to March 24, 2021 for all frontline workers across the 20 local councils in the state.

The frontline workers comprise health workers in public and private sector, Point of Entry Staff (Immigration and Customs), COVID-19 Rapid Response Team (RRT), laboratory network, policemen, military and paramilitary officers, petrol station attendants and other contingency frontline workers.

Frontline workers are enjoined to visit for registration and select the nearest health facility to them as their vaccination site to get vaccinated during the exercise.

The release added that the implementation of the remaining phases of the COVID-19 vaccination would be announced later.


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