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Here’s how MySejahtera will notify you about your COVID-19 vaccine appointment

Malaysia will begin Phase 2 of the National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme from 19th April in 8 states. If you’re a senior citizen, an individual who has a chronic diseases or with a disability, the MySejahtera app have started notifying eligible recipients starting from 5th April 2021. If you’re wondering how does the notification looks like, here’s a glimpse of what to expect.

Twitter user Ai Lyn Ng has shared a screenshot of her mother’s iPhone with a pop-up notification that was sent on 5th April at 11pm. It says she has been selected for the vaccination program and she has to complete her vaccination assessment.

Source: @ailyn_ng

Her vaccination appointment is confirmed after completing the details. As shown below, the Vaccination section of the MySejahtera app will include the venue, as well as the time and date of the appointment.

Source: @ailyn_ng

Users who are eligible will be notified via MySejahtera at least two weeks in advance. This is followed up by a phone call and SMS reminder 3 days prior. As mentioned by Khairy, users will be given the option to accept or decline the vaccination via MySejahtera. Once accepted, it is your responsibility to show up to avoid wastage of the vaccine.

At the moment, Malaysia is administering two doses for the COVID-19 vaccination program. Once completed, a digital vaccination certificate will be issued which include details such as the type of vaccine and batch number.

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To recap, Phase 2 will begin from 19th April in 8 states namely, Kedah, Pahang, Pulau Pinang, Melaka, Sabah, Sarawak, Terengganu and Labuan. Other states will commence Phase 2 a few days later.

If haven’t register, you can sign up via MySejahtera, Vaksincovid.gov.my or call in at 1-800-888-828. If you have dependents at home, you can help them to register on their behalf on the latest version of MySejahtera.

Want to help the vaccination effort? The government is looking for volunteers to assist at over 600 vaccination centres throughout the country. If you’re keen, you can register via MyVac.com.my.

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Alexander Wong