The city district of Lahore has established the first drive-through vaccination center at Nishtar Park Sports Complex, Lahore.
The complete infrastructure of the project was provided by the Bank Of Punjab.
The first of its kind facility was jointly inaugurated by BoP President Zafar Masud and Deputy Commissioner Mudassir Riaz Malik.
This state-of-the-art facility encourages people to get vaccinated in the comfort of their cars. An easy three-step process includes; registration, vitals checking, and vaccination.
The vaccinated person will be required to wait outside for 15 minutes to counter any possible allergic or adverse reaction.
This step is welcomed by people as there have been a lot of complaints regarding mismanagement of staff and long hours of waiting.
“It is another great step towards meeting the national target of vaccinating 70 million people by the end of this year. It is essentially important that everyone must get vaccinated at the earliest to stop the spread of this pandemic and to bring back normalcy which is not only critical for the social fabric of society but also the economic activity,” the BoP presidentBOP President, while speaking to the inaugural ceremony
Mudassir Riaz said: “The opening of this facility will help the district government in achieving the target of getting seven to eight million population of the city vaccinated in six month
Drive-through vaccination center opening timings
This drive-through vaccination center will remain open from:
8 PM to 2 AM on weekdays
5 pm to 2 am on weekend (Saturday & Sunday)
This facility aims to cater to a larger number of cars at one time. Sufficient and spacious capacity for waiting/parking areas is provided within the center.
This will serve as a great motivational factor for those people who are always on a go.
Vaccination statistics :
According to the Health Ministry, more than 9.5 million people have been vaccinated in the country.
Awareness campaigns are aired through different mediums to educate people on vaccination drives.