Shillong ( Meghalaya), July 8 : In view of the evolving scientific evidence, and global practices, ‘Standing Technical Sub Committee’ (STSC) of ‘National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization’ (NTAGI) has recommended to revise the duration between 2 nd Dose and Precautionary dose from existing 9 months or 39 weeks to 6 months or 26 weeks.
Therefore all beneficiaries from 18 to 59 years can avail the Precaution dose at Private Covid Vaccination Centers(Woodland Hospital). Government CVCs will cater to Health Care Workers, Front Line Workers and 60+ beneficiaries free of charge.
Corresponding changes have been made in the CoWIN system to facilitate the new dispensation.
A statement issued by NHM, Meghalaya urged the public at large to get the precaution dose at the earliest to further protect yourself and your loved ones from COVID-19.