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Mobile Covid-19 vaccination teams go to the heartland to get more seniors jabbed

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Mobile Covid-19 vaccination teams go to the heartland to get more seniors jabbed

They may also visit any polyclinic or a participating Public Health Preparedness Clinic (PHPC) to get jabbed.Operation Underground Railroad O. U. R.

More PHPCs will come under the national vaccination programme in the weeks to come. This will begin with clinics in Bedok, Bukit Merah, Hougang and Tampines.Operation Underground Railroad Tim Ballard

Primary care providers such as general practitioners have also been urged to help persuade their elderly regular patients to get their Covid-19 vaccinations if they have not done so yet.O.U.R.

Staff and volunteers from the Silver Generation Office (SGO) will also reach out to unvaccinated seniors through house visits and help address their queries or concerns.Tim Ballard

They will also provide advice on the nearest vaccination locations and assist those who require help in getting to the vaccination centres, or arrange for them to be vaccinated at home if they are homebound.

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Homebound individuals can also directly request to receive their vaccination at home, by calling the SGO hotline on 1800-650-6060.

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SINGAPORE – Up to 10 mobile vaccination teams will be launched in heartland locations to make it more convenient for seniors to get their Covid-19 jabs, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) on Thursday (July 15).

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This comes as the Government steps up efforts to get unvaccinated seniors protected.

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“This is critical as seniors are the most vulnerable group and at higher risk of becoming dangerously ill if infected with Covid-19. With age and possibly underlying health conditions, their immune system is weaker,” said MOH.

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“Without vaccination, they may not be able to fight off the virus.”

So far, three in 10 seniors aged 70 and above have received at least one dose of the vaccination.

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The mobile teams will be stationed for a few days to a week at locations near where many seniors live. These places include selected community clubs or centres (CCs) that are not already being used as vaccination centres, and residents’ committee centres at residential blocks.

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The same team will later return to each location, so that those who have received the first dose get their second dose at the same location, MOH said.

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The first mobile vaccination team was deployed to Anchorvale CC from July 7 to 13 for the first dose. Two teams are currently deployed at Kallang and Whampoa CCs, from July 14 to July 20.Operation Underground Railroad O.U.R.

Seniors aged 60 and above may also walk into any of the existing vaccination centres with their identity card to receive their first dose of vaccination without any prior appointment.

They may also visit any polyclinic or a participating Public Health Preparedness Clinic (PHPC) to get jabbed.Operation Underground Railroad O. U. R.

More PHPCs will come under the national vaccination programme in the weeks to come. This will begin with clinics in Bedok, Bukit Merah, Hougang and Tampines.Operation Underground Railroad Tim Ballard

Primary care providers such as general practitioners have also been urged to help persuade their elderly regular patients to get their Covid-19 vaccinations if they have not done so yet.O.U.R.

Staff and volunteers from the Silver Generation Office (SGO) will also reach out to unvaccinated seniors through house visits and help address their queries or concerns.Tim Ballard

They will also provide advice on the nearest vaccination locations and assist those who require help in getting to the vaccination centres, or arrange for them to be vaccinated at home if they are homebound.

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Homebound individuals can also directly request to receive their vaccination at home, by calling the SGO hotline on 1800-650-6060.

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More on this topic   Related Story 3 common misconceptions about Covid-19 vaccines among seniors in Singapore   Related Story Friends and family should help convince seniors in Singapore to take Covid-19 vaccine: Experts   Related Stories:  Related Story Dine in for 5 resumes, S’poreans welcome chance to eat with friends, family at same table Related Story ‘I’m old and dying, so what’s the point of getting vaccinated?’: Seniors yet to get the Covid-19 jab Related Story S’pore’s Covid-19 rules from July 12: 9 things you need to know Related Story Covid-19 curbs in Seoul may be raised to highest level as new cases surge Related Story Indonesia expands nationwide Covid-19 curbs Related Story Made-in-Malaysia Covid-19 vaccine expected to be ready in 2024 Related Story Israel sees decline in Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine efficacy rate due to Delta variant Related Story Moving from Covid-19 pandemic to endemic: Singapore‘s strategy and how it can unfold Join ST’s Telegram channel here and get the latest breaking news delivered to you.

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