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How To Register for COVID-19 Vaccination for People Below 45 on Co-WIN, Aarogya Setu

COVID-19 Vaccination drive opens for everyone over the age of 18, here's how to register for the same via Co-WIN and Aarogya Setu app.

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Hemant Kashyap
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Today, from 4 PM onwards, the registration for vaccination drive for COVID-19 opens for everyone over 18 years of age. The registration will be underway on Co-WIN portal and Aarogya Setu app. Incidentally, the vaccination will begin from 1st May, 2021.

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For COVID-19 vaccination, the inoculation process and documents will be the same. More importantly, walk-ins are still not allowed to avoid chaos at the vaccination centres. However, people over 45 years old can still go for on-site registration for Covid-19 vaccination.

With the cases reaching new record highs everyday, it is imperative to get vaccinated as soon as possible. In the same vein, the government also made it mandatory to register on Co-WIN, Aarogya Setu and UMANG app to get an appointment for the vaccination.

Here is how to register on the said apps for the COVID-19 vaccination.

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How to Register for COVID-19 Vaccination on Co-WIN

  1. First, visit the Co-WIN portal and click on the Register/Sign In Yourself tab to register for the Covid-19 vaccination.
  2. Then, enter your mobile number and click on GET OTP. You may have to try more than once for this.
  3. Once you receive it, enter the OTP and click on the verify button.
  4. After verification, the Registration for Vaccination page will open.
  5. Enter your personal details - Photo ID proof, Photo ID Number, Name, Gender, Year of Birth - all mandatory. After filling out the form, click on "Register". These are the IDs you can use for registration:
    1. Aadhaar card
    2. Driving License
    3. PAN card
    4. Passport
    5. Pension Passbook
    6. NPR Smart Card
    7. Voter ID Card
  6. After you are done registering, you will land on "Account Details" page. Here, you can schedule your appointment.

How to Register for COVID-19 Vaccination for Aarogya Setu App

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  1. First, install the Aarogya Setu app.
  2. After that, register yourself via your mobile number. You will receive an OTP to complete the process.
  3. Click on the "Vaccination" tab.
  4. Finally, register yourself for vaccination by filling up the required details and scheduling the same.

What You Should Do

  1. Please register and schedule your vaccination in advance.
  2. Carry the ID proof to the vaccination center. Please carry the same ID used during the registration process.
  3. Reach the vaccination centre on the specified date and time.
  4. Please wait for at least 30 minutes at the vaccination centre after vaccination.
  5. Immediately inform the vaccination center if you experience any side effects within 30 minutes.
  6. In case of any side effects after you have left the center, please contact Inform Helpline Number: +91-11-23978046 (Toll free: 1075) as soon as possible.
  7. Vaccination is not a guarantee of safety; please exercise social distancing and take all precautions.
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What You Should Not Do

  1. Please don't go to a vaccination center without prior registration and appointment.
  2. Don't register on multiple platforms. Please select one portal and stick to it.
  3. Avoid registering from multiple phone numbers and multiple ID proofs. This just increases the work for vaccination center workers and does not expedite vaccination.
  4. Avoid consuming any alcohol or other intoxicants on vaccination day.
  5. Remain calm in case of any side effects, and report it to the vaccination center.
  6. You don't have to register for the second dose.

Vaccination for All

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COVID-19 is a treatable disease, above all else. Please register for the vaccination and wait for your turn. In case you experience any side effects, reach out to the relevant authorities and to your doctor. The pandemic is a real threat to everyone in the world, and vaccinating is safeguarding yourself against it. However, to reiterate, it is not a guarantee, and even after getting the shot, everyone still needs to wear masks and maintain social distancing.

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