In this webinar Dr Ronald Whelan, Head of Discovery's Covid-19 task team, provides an update of the current healthcare landscape due to Covid-19 and the rollout of the Vaccination program in South Africa.
The impact of the pandemic has disrupted our daily lives, resulting in many of us feeling overwhelmed and experiencing high levels of anxiety. While it’s important to be kept informed of developments, we should also be cautious about the source of information to make sure that it is indeed useful.
With this in mind we thought it would be helpful to share various Covid-19 insights and provide clarity on how the vaccination program is tracking relative to the goals set and bring you this webinar with Dr Ron Whelan, Head of Discovery’s Covid-19 task team, to provide an update on developments.
The main takeaway points from this session included:
For the benefit of medical scheme members and with the aim of simplifying the vaccination registration process, Discovery Health has fully integrated their Vaccination Portal with that of the Department of Health’s Electronic Vaccination Date System (EVDS). This allows medical scheme members (not limited to only Discovery Health members) the ability to book their vaccination at one of Discovery Health’s vaccination sites. To access a guide on how to register and book your vaccination via the Discovery Vaccination Portal, please click here.
When it is advisable to delay your vaccination
Follow the medical advice you have been given if:
For answers to questions related to the vaccine rollout and Covid-19 in general, the following sites have proven very useful:
For guidelines on registering on Discovery's vaccination portal click here.