HealthifyMe Introduces a Real-Time COVID-19 Vaccination Slot Finder With WhatsApp Notifications When Slots Become Available
Vaccinateme.in is a new platform from HealthifyMe, a health-tech startup. This app makes use of CoWIN APIs to help people locate nearby vaccination slots in real time. The platform includes a number of filters that allow you to categorise your quest — for example, search for vaccine slots in the 18+ category, 45+ category, Covishield or Covaxin, and so on. Both computers and cell phones can access the web, but HealthifyMe recommends the latter.
It not only allows you to find vaccination near you, but it also sends you instant updates via WhatsApp, SMS, and email when slots become available. This programme was initiated to expedite the country’s mass vaccination campaign and motivate citizens to get vaccinated as soon as possible. Users can use the website VaccinateMe.in or the HealthifyMe app to get access to this service.
This platform does not allow you to schedule vaccinations; instead, you must use the government’s CoWIN portal. This is only to assist people in finding the most recent appointment slots so that they can apply to the CoWIN portal and schedule a vaccination date more quickly.
How to check for vaccination slots on Vaccinateme.in
- Once on the site, users are asked to search for a vaccination slot in their district or pin code.
- Select the necessary option and fill in the details. A list of vaccination centres show up with slot availability, the age group it is tending to, and the choice of vaccine it offers.
- Vaccinateme.in integrates relevant filters to customize the search including PIN code, district, age, choice of vaccine, and free or paid vaccination centers.
- Once you’ve made the choice of which centre you want to head towards, you can just click on ‘Book on CoWIN‘ option.
- Vaccinateme.in will redirect you to the CoWIN portal for booking your appointment.
Over the next few days, HealthifyMe plans to add more functionality and filters to enhance the user experience.
Though vaccinateme.in is a useful real-time vaccination slot locator, a number of other real-time COVID-19 vaccine appointment tracking sites have recently launched to assist with locating vaccines in your region. Among the websites on the list are Under45.in, Getjab.in, and several others. Although some of these offer Telegram or email updates, VaccinateMe appears to be one of the few that offers WhatsApp integration, which is useful given that the vast majority of people still use WhatsApp as their primary messaging app.