President University organizes COVID-19 vaccination program

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PresUniv again held a Vaccination Program for the second dose at the President University Convention Center (PUCC)

President University (PresUniv) continues to be committed to supporting the efforts of the Indonesian Government in accelerating the handling of Covid-19. Therefore, PresUniv again held a Vaccination Program for the second dose at the President University Convention Center (PUCC), 1 July 2021.

This program was intended for lecturers, staff, and other stakeholders within PresUniv and the Yayasan Pendidikan Universitas Presiden (YPUP). Previously, the vaccine participants had received the first dose of vaccine at PUCC, 2-3 June 2021.

In this vaccination, PresUniv collaborated with the Pusat Kesehatan Masyarakat (Puskesmas) Mekar Mukti, North Cikarang, Bekasi Regency.

Kristiana Desy, Human Resources Development (HRD) Presuniv, said this program aims to create herd immunity and reduce transmission and symptoms of Covid-19. This program used the Sinovac Vaccine for 18 years old and above.

Around 303 participants attended the first vaccination dose, and 252 participants attended the second vaccination dose. “There were participants who were unable to attend the second dose of vaccination,” she said.

In conducting this program, PresUniv has implemented health protocols, such as checking the temperature of participants before entering the PUCC, requiring to use hand sanitisers, providing chairs one and a half meters apart from other chairs, and spraying disinfectants.

Novicarnus Yudhiar, Head of the PresUniv Covid-19 Task Force, said that they sprayed disinfectant at PUCC twice before the program and after the program.

“We are also collaborating with the Puskesmas to provide health tents and ambulances if anyone experiences symptoms or complaints after the vaccine,” he added.