MCMC: Get help with Covid-19 vaccine registration at Community Internet Centres


Phase 2 of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme, focusing on the elderly, disabled and those with comorbidities, is set to begin on April 19. — FAIHAN GHANI/The Star

PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) has announced that Community Internet Centres (PIK) nationwide will be mobilised as help centres for Covid-19 vaccine registration.

Members of the public facing difficulties with Covid-19 vaccine registration can get help from staff members at the nearest PIK to register their interest using the MySejahtera mobile application. It also urges those who have yet to register to make use of the computer facilities at PIK to sign up.

MCMC in a statement said it hopes the initiative will boost public awareness on the importance of the vaccination process in order to help the government combat the Covid-19 pandemic.

A listing for PIK centres nationwide is available on the website MyComms website.

Members of the public need to register as a user, then click Pusat Internet on the main page. A map will be displayed, after which users can select a state to find the nearest PIK according to district.

Users can also get information such as operating hours and contact details for the PIK manager.

According to the Special Committee for Ensuring Access to Covid-19 Vaccine Supply (JKJAV) on Twitter, more than 7.5 million people have registered for Covid-19 vaccination as of March 31.

Phase 2 of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme, focusing on the elderly, disabled and those with comorbidities, is set to begin on April 19.

Phase 3, which will commence from May to February 2022, targets 13.7 million adults aged 18 and above.

The National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme states that while the administration of the vaccine is voluntary, it is highly encouraged in order to achieve significant coverage of the population.

Apart from MySejahtera, people can also register via the JKJAV website and hotline.

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