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Drive-thru Covid-19 vaccination centre for OKU soon to open in Ara Damansara

NewsDrive-thru Covid-19 vaccination centre for OKU soon to open in Ara Damansara

The Ministry of Health (MOH) had on yesterday (2 June) confirmed that a drive-through vaccination centre will be set up specifically for people with disabilities (OKU) and their carers in Ara Damansara, and it will start operating next week.

The centre is an initiative between the OKU Central non-governmental organisation and the MOH, and the vaccination centre will be located at Sime Darby Plantations headquarters in Ara Damansara, Selangor.

As reported in Malay Mail, the MOH officer confirmed the arrangement with the Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force (CITF).

Nevertheless, people with disabilities aged 18 and above and are residing in the Klang valley are welcome to register for the vaccination under the Social Welfare Department (JKM).

“Their carers driving them to the centres can also get vaccinated if they wish to, and this is for those above the age of 18 only.”

“This programme is set to begin at the end of next week, please take this opportunity,” the MOH officer said. Although it is strongly encouraged that one should take the jab, it is still on a voluntary basis.

Lastly, he said that the official announcement of the drive-through vaccination centre will be made by the Ministry of Science Technology and Information soon. Meanwhile, those that are interested to get vaccinated should register themselves now.

Those interested to sign up can do so here. – Malay Mail

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