Army Mobile Vaccination Fleet from Thursday

Army Mobile Vaccination Fleet to commence operations on Thursday (12)

by Zulfick Farzan 11-08-2021 | 6:18 PM

COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka Army taking the country's national vaccination drive to new heights and prioritizing the COVID-19 vaccination for the elderly, sick, handicapped and feeble sections in society will inaugurate the mobilization of its Western Province-based Mobile Vaccination Fleet, beginning Thursday (12) morning at the Army Headquarters - Sri Jayawardenapura as per directions given by General Shavendra Silva, Head, National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO), Chief of Defence Staff and Commander of the Army.

To begin with, ten special vehicles with medical teams of the Sri Lanka Army Medical Corps (SLAMC) and the Directorate of Preventive Medicine and Mental Health inside each vehicle would accordingly administer the vaccine visiting doorsteps only after those who need this mobile service register themselves with the National Operation Centre for Prevention of COVID-19 Outbreak (NOCPCO) through Hotline Nos 1906 or 0112860002.