Vaccination begins in Machan

Allan (second right) presents a Coolbox and a wheelchair to a health worker at the Machan Multipurpose Hall.

KANOWIT: The Machan Multipurpose Hall is being used as a Covid-19 Vaccination Centre (PPV) for the residents of Machan and Ulu Machan areas.

Machan assemblyman Allan Siden Gramong inspected the vaccination centre located in Machan Town today (Saturday).

He said the vaccination programme would be held for eight days starting today (June 19).

“The National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) will benefit 57 longhouses around Machan. 600 vaccine recipients are expected to receive their first dose today,” he added.

Allan added that the programme was running smoothly with compliance to all standard operating procedures (SOPs).

He explained that the   recipients were queuing as early as 7.30 am.

He reminded all vaccine recipients to bring with them their identity cards, mobile phones (for MySejahtera users) and health record books.

During his visit to the vaccination centre, Allan donated 10 Coolboxes for the use of Mobile Outreach to store the vaccines and also two wheelchairs to be used by the disabled.

He was accompanied by Kanowit District Council assistant secretary Liam Entili and Kanowit District PICK Coordinator Usik Ngadan.

Allan (standing left) monitoring the vaccination programme at the Machan Multipurpose Hall.