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Precaution Dose For 60+ With Co-morbidities In Mumbai And Delhi

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The third wave of COVID-19 has recently brought the Omicron variant into India. Medical professionals report that this variant is far more contagious than the previous Delta variant. Therefore, the Government of India has issued the administration of a precautionary/booster shot of the COVID-19 vaccine from 10th January 2022.

PharmEasy has been actively involved with vaccinations since the first drive. Therefore once again, PharmEasy has sought to open vaccination camps in Mumbai and Delhi to support the Government’s endeavour towards securing public health. According to the governmental guidelines, people aged 60 years or more with any comorbidities can take the precaution dose with a doctor’s advice.

The third dose i.e the precaution dose of the vaccine should be the same as the previous two doses. Eg. If a person took the first two doses of Covishield, the third/precaution dose should also be of Covishield. 

Why the Precaution Dose?

Scientists have found the immunity created by the first two doses is gradually fading away in most people. This is especially true for senior citizens with co-morbidities and compromised immune systems. The third dose can amp up a person’s COVID immunity.

The price of the Covishield vaccine is as per govt norms issued for private hospitals.

Eligibility Criteria of Precaution Dose

  • Senior citizens (i.e., people above the age of 60) with comorbidities 
  • Should not be COVID positive on the day of vaccination
  • They should have received the 2nd dose at least 9 months earlier

Vaccine Available: Covishield

The list of hospitals given below are within the PharmEasy network in Delhi and Mumbai and will be hosting these vaccination camps.

Hospital Name Address City Slot Time Days Operational Navigation Link
Surana Sethia Hospital Sion – Trombay Rd, Suman Nagar, Chembur, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400071 Mumbai 10 am to 4 pm MON-SAT https://maps.app.goo.gl/qbMy7PXN1EWC9Nve7
Surana Hospital and Research Centre. End of, Tank Road, Shankar Lane, Orlem, Church, Malad West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400064 Mumbai 10 am to 4 pm MON-SAT https://maps.app.goo.gl/geN7UZqngQoPT6EC7
MPCT Hospital C7, Budhyadev Mandir Marg, Sector 4, Sanpada, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra 400705 Mumbai 10 am to 4 pm MON-SAT https://maps.app.goo.gl/WYKuL13oMorCivVR9
Apex Hospital E-22, Goswami Girdhari Lal Marg, Block E, Naraina Vihar, Naraina, New Delhi, Delhi 110028 Delhi 10 am to 2 pm MON-SAT https://maps.app.goo.gl/XmK5JbBRQLkckore8

Disclaimer: The information included at this site is for educational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for medical treatment by a healthcare professional. Because of unique individual needs, the reader should consult their physician to determine the appropriateness of the information for the reader’s situation.














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