As the COVID-19 cases are exponentially rising in India, it is advised to get vaccinated as soon as possible. Recently, the government has announced that people over the age of 18 years will be eligible to get vaccinated from May 1. Indian Government has given approval for two vaccines – Covaxin and Covishield, and these two are used in the current vaccination drive. Now, stepping out of our homes and looking for a COVID-19 vaccination centre can be a bit risky at these times.
We have got you a solution, you will be able to find or locate the nearby vaccination centres using your smartphone or any other device connected to the internet. Now, this can be done using either CoWIN site, MapmyIndia platform or Google Maps. Here, you will get a simplified step-by-step procedure to find the nearest COVID vaccination centre.
Also, don’t forget to register yourself on the CoWIN portal first – How to Register For Covid-19 Vaccination For Above 18: Step-By-Step Guide – TechBurner
How to Find The Nearest Vaccination Centre using the CoWIN website?
Here is the step-by-step guide for the same:-
Step 1. Head over to cowin.gov.in
Step 2. Scroll down a little, look for a section named Find Your Nearest Vaccination Center.
Step 3. In this section, you will get India’s Map embedded to allow you to zoom in and find vaccination centres near you.
Step 4. You may use the search box on the right side to type in your location or use GPS to find your current location automatically. You can also enter your pin code in the search box to get the list of vaccination centres.
Step 5. Now, after clicking the Go button, the portal will show the list of all the vaccination centres near you.
Step 6. If you are willing to go to the vaccination centre then you can click on the Get Direction link, that will redirect you to the MapmyIndia website or app and will show you the path from your current location.
How to Find The Nearest Vaccination Centre using MapmyIndia?
Here is the step-by-step guide regarding the same:-
Step 1. Go to mapmyindia.com or download the MapmyIndia Application.
Step 2. Here also, look for the search box on the left side and search for your location or enter pin code or use your current location.
Step 3. Click on the Vaccination Centre option shown in the left menu.
Step 4. Now, the portal will show a list of all the available vaccination centres near you. Here also, you can click on the Direction From option to get the exact pathway of that vaccination centre from your current location.
Step 5. You may Sign in or Sign up to unlock all the features of the platform.
How to Find The Nearest Vaccination Centre using Google Maps?
Step 1. Open Google Maps application.
Step 2. Search for ‘COVID vaccination near me’. You will get a list of all the vaccination centres or hospitals where vaccination is done near your location.
Step 3. Now, you may choose any one centre and get detailed information about its location.
Step 4. You can also get the Directions to move the vaccination centre from your current location. You may save or share this location with others.
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