With the second wave of Coronavirus hitting in hard, the government has decided to ease the process of inoculation. The aim is to get as many people vaccinated before the third wave hits the country. The government has already opened government has opened Covid vaccination for all age groups above 18 years in the country.If you are searching for the nearest vaccination centre, you can find Covid 19 vaccine centre via WhatsApp. WhatsApp chatbot- MyGov Corona Helpdesk will help people look for locations where inoculation is being done.
Developed by AI platform Haptik, the chatbot was developed last year and focussed on countering misinformation. It was then being used to share authentic information about the fatal virus. The new feature will help people find Covid 19 vaccine centre via WhatsApp.
Here’s how you can find Covid 19 vaccine centre via WhatsApp chatbot
Follow these steps to find the nearest vaccination centre
- The first step is to save the helpdesk number – +91 9013151515 on your mobile. You can also click on this link.
- You need to start a chat and send ‘Hi’ or ‘Namaste’ message.
- Now, you will receive a message displaying multiple options. You can choose your area of interest and reply accordingly.
- For nearest COVID-19 vaccination centres, send ‘1’ and then again send ‘1’.
- At this stage, the chatbot will ask you to enter your 6-digit postal PIN code. Do not forget to enter the correct PIN code of your location in order to find the Covid 19 vaccination centre
- You will receive a reply with a list of centres that are closest to your location, along with information about the available slots and eligible persons.
You can also log in and register yourself on CoWIN portal or AarogyaSetu app to find the nearest vaccination centre. Follow all precautionary measures to stay safe. Do not step out unnecessarily and do maintain social distancing at all times.
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