Pol.Gen. Aswin Kwanmuang, Governor of Bangkok, revealed that Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) determined to roll out COVID-19 vaccination to people at risk from COVID-19 in 7 disease groups, namely, 1. Chronic and severe respiratory disease, 2. Cardiovascular disease, 3. Cerebrovascular disease, 4. Chronic kidney disease 5. All types of cancers, 6. Diabetes, and 7. Obesity, aged 50 – 59 years 10 months, in 6 at-risk districts connecting to Samut Sakhon province. Target group comprises 19,935 people in Chom Thong District, Bang Khun Thian District, Bang Khae District, Bang Bon District, Phasi Charoen District, and Nong Khaem District, during March 15 – 31, 2021 at 16 BMA affiliated hospitals and private hospitals in the above-mentioned 6 districts. At-risk people in 7 disease groups with the age according to the criteria for receiving COVID-19 vaccine can check and confirm their COVID-19 vaccination via Line Official Account called “Mor Prom” starting from March 14, 2021.

In this regard, the BMA will allow this group of people to register, to verify and confirm their right, and to make a reservation and appointment for COVID-19 vaccination according to date, time, and place showing in the system from March 14, 2021 onwards. On the day of COVID-19 vaccination appointment, everyone must bring national ID and confirm the vaccination right in Line Official Account “Mor Prom”. Everyone must check his or her personal health. If having fever or acute illness, the vaccination appointment must be postponed in order to avoid any undesirable reactions. This will also prevent confusion and unexpected possible side effects from the injection that cannot be identified whether it come from any other diseases or from COVID-19 vaccine. If anyone having a mild case of flu without a fever, he or she can still be vaccinated. After vaccinated, everyone must personally fill in information in Line Official Account “Mor Prom”, both for those who have or do not have any reactions and symptoms after vaccination, on a round of 1 day, 7 days, and 30 days after receiving the first and the second doses of vaccine.

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