Guidelines and Online Appointment for Travellers

Covid-19 vaccination for students going to abroad for education on producing original passport and student visa/University admission letter on all working days except on Sunday and All Public Holidays between 11am to 4pm.

For all vaccinations Original passport is mandatory. Non-Covid vaccination timings 10.30 AM to 4.00 PM (Lunch 1 to 2 PM)

  • Bring original passport & printout of your appointment.
  • Have breakfast / lunch before coming for vaccination. Don’t take vaccine on an empty stomach.
  • Do not take any antibiotics 24 hours prior to vaccination.
  • Wear loose and short sleeves while coming for vaccination.
  • People with history of allergy to egg Protein should inform the Medical Officer before taking vaccine.
  • People suffering with fever should not take any vaccine.
  • Minimum gap of one month should be maintained between 1st & 2nd doses of MMR / Hepatitis B vaccine.
  • Do not take more than 2 vaccines on a singles day.
  • Person who have to take multiple vaccines. Once you have completed vaccination on any appointed day, take the next vaccination appointment after a gap of Ten days.
  • Students who want to go for TB (Montoux) test and also take any other Vaccine:
    1. First go for Mantoux test, collect report after 48 hours and then take Vaccine. Take any vaccine appointment accordingly.
    2. There is no need to take online appointment for Mantoux test.
    3. Timing for Mantoux Test 8.30 A.M to 12.30 P.M. Test will be done at Central Reception Section. Report will be issued after 48 to 72 hours only.
  • Persons who have taken any vaccine in the recent past should inform the same before taking vaccine here.
  • Do not take any vaccine just before your date of departure.Give a gap of at least 10 days between vaccination and departure day.
  • All vaccines (except Yellow fever given on Tuesday and Fridays.)have to be purchased outside and you have to come along with invoice bill.
  • Appointment for Yellow Fever & Oral Polio Vaccine will be given on Tuesday and Fridays only.
  • Service charges: Rs. 50/- per vaccine.
  • Charges for Yellow Fever vaccine: Rs. 300/-(Rs. 250/- for vaccine + Rs. 50/- for service charges).
  • Exemption certificate for yellow fever vaccination issued for
    1. Children below 9months of age
    2. Pregnant ladies
    3. Thymus disorders
    4. HIV Patients / other immume compromised patients.
  • Please bring the supporting documentary evidence for the above exemptions.
  • Report atleast 30minutes before the time of appointment.
  • As per the instructions of Govt. of India, persons visiting the following countries have to take oral polio vaccine at least 6 weeks prior to their arrivals at any Indian port of entry NIGERIA, KENYA, ETHIOPIA, SOMALIA, ISRAEL, PAKISTAN, AFGHANISTAN.
  • Pregnant women should inform the doctor before taking vaccination.

The Necessary Information For Yellow Fever Vaccine Beneficiaries

  • All the vaccine beneficiary have to read the following carefully comply strictly and honestly
    1. All vaccine beneficiaries has to wait approximately for 30 minutes after receiving the vaccination and
    2. Inform immediately to then & there doctor on duty in case of any uneasiness, side effects, reaction or any other adverse reaction to the beneficiary.
  • Who should not get Yellow Fever Vaccine?
    1. Anyone with allergy to eggs, chicken protein or gelatin.
    2. Anyone with Primary (Inherent) Immunodeficiency
    3. Immunodeficiency of Infectious nature – HIV/AIDS
    4. Secondary (adventitious) Immunodeficiency – Your immune system is weakened as a result of cancer or other medical conditions, a transplant, or radiation or drug treatment ( such as steroids or cortisone, cancer chemotherapy, or other drugs that effect immune cell function).
    5. Who have a thymus disorder, such as myasthenia gravis, DiGeorge syndrome, or thymoma or Thymus removed.
    6. Acute disease – infectious & non-infectious or flare up of chronic disease – Vaccination not earlier than one month.
    7. Anyone with any major liver or kidney disease.
    8. Anyone pregnant, or could be pregnant in the next two weeks.
    9. Children younger than 12 months of age (as per existing norms of Govt of India).
    10. Who had a severe allergic reaction to a previous dose of Yellow Fever Vaccine (Tell your doctor if you have any severe allergies).
    11. History of vaccination with in past 4 weeks with any other live vaccines.
  • Other Advisory
    1. Nursing mothers should avoid or postpone travel to an area where there is risk of yellow fever.
    2. Adults 60 years of age and older might be at increased risk for severe problems following vaccination.
    3. Anyone having known history of Asthma should get vaccinated at Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre situated in the tertiary care hospitals.
    # Exemption or contraindication to yellow fever vaccination does not provide any immunity from quarantine (isolation).
  • Mild Side Effects of Vaccination
    1. Yellow fever vaccine has been associated with fever and with aches, soreness, redness or swelling where the shot was given. These problems occur in up to 1 person out of 4. They usually begin soon after the shot, and can last up to a week.
    2. Most people will get a slight sore arm.
    3. 2-10% may feel tired, headache, muscle aches, fever for 24 hours starting 3-9 days after the vaccine.
    4. 1% need to curtail regular activities.
  • Most Serious Side Effects of Vaccination.
    1. The risk of a vaccine causing serious harm, or death, is extremely low.
    2. Severe nervous system reaction (about 1 person in 58,000).
    3. Severe nervous system reaction (about 1 person in 125,000).
    4. Life-threatening severe illness with organ failure (about 1 person in 250,00). More than half the people who suffer this side effect die. These last two problems have never been reported after a booster dose.
    5. 1 in 130,000 will get immediate hypersensitivity rash, itching faint or asthms – this is why you need to wait 30 minutes in clinic.
    6. 0.09-2.5 per million will get inflammation of multiple organs e.g. lungs, kidney, liver, spleen, skin, blood stream.
    7. 1 in 8 million will get encephalitis (Inflammation of the brain)
  • What if there is a severe reaction?
    1. What should I look for?
      • Look for any unused condition, such as a high fever, behavior changes, or flu-like symptoms.
      • Signs of any allergic reaction can include difficulty in breathing, hoarseness or wheezing, hives, paleness, weakness, a fast heart-beat, or dizziness within a few minutes to a few hours after the shot.
    2. What should I do?
      • Call a doctor or get the person to a doctor right away.
      • Tell the doctor what happened, the date and time it happened, and when the vaccination was given.