User Manual: COVID19 Vaccination Registration & Appointment

The Government of India has recently issued a Vaccination user manual for all citizens above 18 years. It’ll guide you on the registration and appointment process.

Step 1: To get vaccinated, it is mandatory to register on www.cowin.gov.in

Step 2: Schedule your vaccination appointment and select the nearest Max Hospital location vaccination site by typing the correct Pin Codes as given below:

- BLK-Max Pusa Road - 110005
- Max Patparganj -110092
- Max Shalimar Bagh -110088
- Max Panchsheel Park -110017
- Max Vaishali - 201012
- Max Gurugram -122001
- Max Noida - 201301
- Max Mohali - 160055

Step 3: Visit on the scheduled day with proof of registration, appointment and your valid Govt-ID proof

Note: Onsite registration or walk-in facility is not available.

The detailed manual can be accessed here, Click here

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Frequently Asked Questions

WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE COVID VACCINE?

After the 45+ years age group, the third group to receive COVID 19 vaccine starting 1st May 2021 will be persons over 18 years of age.

WHO ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR VACCINE?

1. Since trials have not been conducted on pregnant women, it is not advised for them to take a vaccine shot. "Women who are pregnant or not sure of their pregnancy or lactating should not receive Covid-19 vaccine at this time.

2. Persons with a history of anaphylactic or an allergic reaction to a previous dose of vaccine

3. Immediate or delayed onset anaphylaxis or allergic reaction to vaccines or injectable therapies, pharmaceutical products, food items etc

WHAT ARE THE IDENTITY DOCUMENTS TO CARRY FOR THE VACCINATION?

The documents include Aadhar Card, PAN Card, Driving License, Passport, Voter ID, Health Insurance Smart Card issued under the Ministry of Labour scheme, Passbooks issued by Bank/Post Office, Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) Job Card, and Service Identity Card with a photograph or a Pension Document.

ABOUT VACCINE DOSES

Two doses of vaccine, 28 days apart, are needed. This needs to be taken by all to complete the vaccination schedule.

WHAT ARE THE SPECIAL PRECAUTION?

1. The vaccine should be administered with caution in persons with a history of any bleeding or coagulation disorder (like clotting factor deficiency, coagulopathy or platelet disorder).

2. You should rest for at least half an hour after taking the Covid-19 vaccine in the observation area of vaccination site. Any symptoms or discomfort must be reported to the Healthcare worker.

WHAT ARE THE ADVERSE EVENTS WITH THE VACCINE?

1. Injection tenderness, injection site pain, headache, fatigue, fever, nausea are some minor adverse events that may occur.

2. Very rare events of demyelinating disorders have been reported following vaccination, the Govt. advisory says.

Is it mandatory to take the vaccine?

Vaccination for COVID-19 is voluntary. However, it is advisable to receive the complete schedule of COVID-19 vaccine for protecting one-self against this disease and also to limit the spread of this disease to the close contacts including family members, friends, relatives and co-workers.

Will the vaccine be safe?

Safety is the most important factor, and all standard precautions as have been followed in the past for giving vaccine approval will be followed in this case too.

Can a person with an active Covid-19 infection be vaccinated?

Active and symptomatic individuals should defer vaccination for 8 – 12 weeks after the symptoms are resolved.

In the above group of citizens*, can those who are on medication for illnesses like cancer, diabetes, hypertension etc. take the vaccine?

Individuals who have one or more co-morbid conditions should take the vaccine because they are part of the high-risk group. The medication will not interfere with vaccine efficacy.

What about the possible side-effects from COVID-19 vaccine?

As is true for other vaccines, the common side effects in some individuals could be mild fever, pain, etc. at the site of injection. States have been asked to start making arrangements to deal with any Covid-19 vaccine-related side-effects as one of the measures towards safe vaccine delivery among masses.