Sibu residents due for Covid-19 vaccination advised to take note of temporary PPV suspension

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SIBU, Aug 25: The National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme at several vaccination centres (PPVs) here will be suspended temporarily effective Aug 30.

Sibu Division Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force (CITF) in a statement today said these PPVs include Sibu Indoor Stadium, Sibujaya Multipurpose Hall, Selangau Multipurpose Hall and Kanowit District Office Hall.

The task force advised individuals who have yet to receive Covid-19 vaccine injections and individuals who have a second dose appointment to go to Sibu Jaya Health Clinic, Selangau Health Clinic or Kanowit Hospital to receive their vaccination.


“Please be informed that the Mobile Vaccination Bus and Vaccination Centre at Sibu Central Market are still operating as usual according to the set schedule,” it added.

Members of the public with enquiries are advised to call or WhatsApp the PPV hotline at 019-8159608 (for Sibu District only) or send a message via WhatsApp at 016-7154991. — DayakDaily