Thu Duc City in Ho Chi Minh City has launched a mobile vaccination team for people in quarantine and blockade areas and places where it is difficult to approach.
Thu Duc City People's Committee launched a mobile vaccination team to speed up vaccination in the area.
The mobile vaccination team is divided into two groups, using two specialized cars. Each group includes five members - 2 doctors, 3 nurses. The vehicle is fully equipped with vaccinations and first-aid equipment such as oxygen tanks, anti-shock drugs, blood pressure drugs and more.
The mobile vaccination groups will move to places such as quarantine and blockade areas, where frontline forces against the epidemic are on duty, and the places where the elderly and people in need reside.
Thu Duc City has also established 40 rapid response teams to serve people in emergency cases.
On July 31, these two mobile groups worked on a trial basis, giving vaccinations to nearly 200 workers who collect garbage and clean quarantine areas.
On August 1, the mobile vaccination groups vaccinated frontline forces in quarantine and blockade sites.
The vehicle is fully equipped with vaccinations and first-aid equipment such as oxygen tanks, anti-shock drugs, blood pressure drugs and more.
Doctors prepare protective gear before giving vaccinations at quarantine site based in the dormitory of Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and Education
Nearly 30 officers, soldiers, laborers and security guards at this site were vaccinated on August 1.
Doctors conduct screening before vaccination.
The soldiers on duty at this quarantine site for Covid-patients took the 2nd shot on August 1.
Mr. Thach Quoc Thuan, 60, a security guard at the quarantine site received his first shot of vaccine.
The vaccination site is next to the quarantine area for Covid-19 patients.
Soldier Nguyen Quang Dam said that he feels secure in doing his duty when fully vaccinated.
To speed up mass vaccinations, Ho Chi Minh City will vaccinate its people after 6pm, even though local people are banned from going out from 6pm to 6am.
Chairman of the HCMC People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong said that the city will organize a mobile program to inject Covid-19 vaccines to the individuals.