BIN has been disbursing 300,000 doses of Java C vaccine since July 2021
Door-to-door vaccinations have been successful in increasing community participation.
Temanggung, C Java (ANTARA) – The State Intelligence Agency (BIN) said it has administered approximately 300,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine to residents of Central Java as part of efforts to accelerate the program of government vaccination.
“We will have more vaccination goals in the future as booster shots and vaccinations for children aged 6 to 11 have been implemented,” Central Java regional BIN chief BIN said on Saturday. Brigadier General Sondi Siswanto.
He said the agency had been carrying out the vaccination program since July 2021, starting with the city of Semarang, where it targeted middle and high school students. Additionally, the agency also conducted door-to-door vaccinations for the general public, he said.
Currently, the Central Java Regional BIN has implemented vaccination programs in all districts and cities in Central Java, he said.
“On several occasions, vaccinations organized by the Central Java regional BIN have been personally attended by President Joko Widodo, such as in Klaten town, Sukoharjo district and Cilacap district,” said the regional head of the BIN.
On Saturday, the regional BIN organized mass vaccinations in 10 vaccination centers in Banyumas district, Banjarnegara district, Brebes district, Tegal town, Magelang town, Temanggung district, Semarang City and Pati District, Siswanto informed.
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In addition, he also carried out door-to-door vaccinations for the general public in Banyumas district, Tegal town and Magelang town, he said. Meanwhile, door-to-door vaccinations were organized for children in Banjarnegara district, he added.
In addition, centralized vaccinations of children were carried out in Brebes district, Tegal town and Pati district, he said. Door-to-door primary and booster vaccinations for the whole community have been implemented in Temanggung district and Semarang city, he added.
“Door-to-door vaccinations have been successful in increasing community participation,” Siswanto noted.
The attempt has been very helpful for residents, especially those who find it difficult to get to vaccination centers, he said.
Booster vaccinations are the president’s mandate to make the community resistant to COVID-19 mutations, he noted.
Recipients of the booster vaccination must be 18 years of age or older and must have received the full dose of the primary COVID-19 vaccine six months previously, he said.
“It should be noted that booster shots are given free of charge to those who meet the criteria,” added the head of the regional agency.
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