MyGov Corona Helpdesk Chatbot Helps Find Nearby COVID-19 Vaccination Centres: Here’s How to Use It

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The MyGov Corona Helpdesk chatbot was launched on WhatsApp last year. It eradicated the spread of fake news regarding COVID-19. Besides that, it also spread awareness amongst people about COVID-19.

What is the MyGov Corona Helpdesk Chatbot

The MyGov Corona Helpdesk chatbot is very useful to all WhatsApp users. India is currently in its third phase of vaccination. All adults above 18 years in India are eligible to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The government introduced a CoWIN portal on May 1. Through the portal, people can schedule their vaccination appointments. Besides this, the CoWIN portal also offers a list of vaccination centers near you. And now, the MyGov Corona Helpdesk chatbot will also help to locate vaccination centers.

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MyGov Corona Helpdesk Chatbot Helps Find Nearby COVID-19 Vaccination Centers: Here's How to Use It
Source: The Indian Express

New features are added to the chatbot that will help you find vaccination centers nearby. As mentioned above, the chatbot was launched last year. Just in 10 days, the chatbot crossed 1.7 crore users. It was launched last year by the Central Government. The chatbot eradicates fake news regarding Coronavirus and spreads awareness amongst people. Additionally, the MyGovIndia Twitter account tweeted that now the chatbot will also help you find the nearest vaccination centers.

How to find Nearby Vaccination Centers through the Chatbot? 

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The MyGov Corona Helpdesk chatbot is available on WhatsApp only. You must be a member of the chat service to take advantage. To take advantage, you must first add the chatbot to your WhatsApp account. Follow these steps to enable the MyGov Corona Helpdesk chatbot vaccination feature:

  1. Save the number 9013151515 on your phone. You can also click on this link to open the chatbot.
  2. After saving the number, begin the conversation with ‘Namaste’ or ‘Hi’.
  3. You will receive a set of questions from the other side. It will also ask for your residential pin code. Fill in your pin code.
  4. MyGov Corona Helpdesk chatbot will then send you a list of vaccination centers near you.

MyGov Corona Helpdesk Chatbot Helps Find Nearby COVID-19 Vaccination Centers: Here's How to Use It
Source: Deccan Herald

Where Else Can You Find Nearby Vaccination Centers?

Apart from the chatbot, you can also find vaccination centers at the CoWIN portal. MapmyIndia also offers a list of nearby vaccination centers. You can also register for vaccination at the CoWIN portal. First, open the website. Then fill in your mobile number. You will receive an OTP for verification. Enter the OTP, and you’re registered. It is that simple. However, if you have already registered, get yourself vaccinated as soon as possible.

 

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