MDCs, KHADC staff to undergo vaccination

Shillong, April 23: All MDCs and staff members of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) will be vaccinated against Covid-19 as per a decision made by the Executive Committee (EC) today.
After chairing the meeting of the EC today, the Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the KHADC, Titosstarwell Chyne informed that the EC has decided to write to the Deputy Commissioner for immediate setting up of a vaccination camp at the premises of the Council.
“(We want) all MDCs and employees of the Council to take the vaccination provided by the health department,” he said.
He informed that the EC has decided to allow people to visit the KHADC only twice a week (Tuesday and Thursday).
“People have to mandatorily take prior appointments if they want to meet the CEM, EMs, Chairman or members of the Council,” he said while adding the attendance of employees has been reduced to 33 percent.
Chyne also said the KHADC appeals to all traditional heads to encourage the citizens to get vaccinated so that they will be protected from Covid-19 infection.
“We also urge all the respective villages to be vigilant and ensure the SOPs issued by the government are strictly followed to contain the spread of the virus,” he said.
The KHADC chief also suggested that the state government should refrain from imposing lockdown as it will affect the livelihood of the people at large.