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Now Book Vaccine Slots On WhatsApp

If you’ve already been vaccinated, you can also download your vaccine certificate on the same helpline.

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WhatsApp has partnered with Ministry of Health and MyGov to allows users to locate their nearest vaccination centre and book their vaccine-appointment. Users will now be able to use the chatbot by simply sending ‘Book Slot’ to the WhatsApp number +91 9013151515. 

Earlier this month, on the 5th of August 2021, MyGov and WhatsApp also introduced the ability for users to download vaccine certificates from the chatbot and so far, over 32 lakh certificates have been downloaded by users across the country, the company said in a statement.

“We are thankful to WhatsApp for their continued support in helping us unlock the true potential of this chatbot for citizen help and engagement throughout the trying times of the pandemic,” commented Abhishek Singh, CEO MyGov; President & CEO NeGD; MD & CEO Digital India Corporation (DIC) at Govt of India. 

Talking about this new use-case launch, Shivnath Thukral, Director - Public Policy, WhatsApp, said, “We are delighted to be associated with MyGov and the Ministry of Health. Since the beginning of the pandemic to now, we have worked together with the singular aim of providing citizens with the most relevant benefits in order to help communities recover quickly. Whether it's about providing authentic Covid-related information or enabling vaccine-certificate downloads or, now, about accelerating and easing the process of vaccination bookings for people, our collaboration has unlocked technology’s potential to extend benefits to citizens at scale.” 

How to book Vaccine Slot on WhatsApp 

- Users need to save MyGov Corona Helpdesk 9013151515 as a contact 

- Search the contact in WhatsApp and send 'Book Slot' to this number 

- This will generate a 6-digit one-time password on the respective mobile phone number. 

- Enter the OTP 

- Users then choose a preferred date and location, based on the pincode and vaccine type.. 

- Lastly, you will get confirmation of slot and centre.

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