Despite public health minister Anutin Charnvirakul’s assurance that Thailand is still on track to commence its vaccination program on June 7 and more vaccines are arriving throughout the month, many hospitals are postponing their vaccination appointments due to shortages.
Here is an updated list of the hospitals and organizations delaying Covid-19 jabs:
Bangkok Hospital Chiang Mai
The private hospital chain announced through its Facebook page that the government has asked to postpone its vaccination program, registered through the “Mor Prom” application, until further notice.
The hospital will notify patients immediately of any updates in the coming future, and those who have any further questions or concern can reach out to the Chiang Mai Provincial Public Health Office at 053 – 211 – 048 (-50).
Bangpakok and Piyavate Hospitals
The private hospital chains announced that “due to the changes in the government’s vaccine distribution strategy”, the hospitals did not receive all the vaccines according to the number and date they were promised.
However, the hospital network promises that all patients will receive the inoculation, and will proceed to notify the changes and updates. Those registered for the vaccines will receive an SMS at least one day before the appointment, and can check for updates in the hospital’s website, Facebook page, and LINE.
Central Plaza Nakhon Ratchasima
Those who registered to receive the AstraZeneca vaccines on June 8 through the following: “Mor Prom” application, Maharat Prom (Maharat Nakhon Ratchasima Hospital) and its Call Center, the Subdistrict Health Promotion Hospital and Village Health Volunteer will be receiving the doses at Central Plaza Nakhon Ratchasima
Chiangmai Ram Hospital
Another hospital registered under the “Mor Prom” application, Chiangmai Ram Hospital confirmed that they are still working with the government to proceed with its vaccination program, but that the government has asked to postpone the delivery of the vaccines indefinitely for now.
“If there are any updates from the government, we will immediately inform you,” said the announcement.
Chulabhorn Royal Academy/Chulabhorn Hospital
Nithi Mahanonda, the secretary general of Chulabhorn Royal Academy posted on his Facebook on Thursday explaining that due to the changes made in the institution’s vaccine strategy and the vaccine distribution, the CRA will be unable to vaccinate patients with Sinovac and AstraZeneca from June 14 onwards, until further updates.
Fort Suranari Hospital
The Nakhon Ratchasima-based hospital announced that they only have enough capacity to vaccinate those registered for June 7. Thus, they will have to postpone those registered for June 8 and onwards, indefinitely, until further notice.
For more information, call 044-273370 (ext. 23607)
Golden Jubilee Medical Center
The Golden Jubilee Medical Center, or ศูนย์การแพทย์กาญจนาภิเษก, a hospital operated under the Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital of Mahidol University, announced that they have received the following vaccines on June 6, 2pm: 780 doses of AstraZeneca, and 296 doses of Sinovac.
The hospital also revealed the number of people registered for the vaccines for each date, and apologized in advance for the inconvenience they may have caused while promising to keep the patients updated on any changes.
June 7: 770 registered
June 8: 782 registered
June 9: 781 registered
June 10: 753 registered
June 11: 374 registered
The main public hospital of Lampang province working under the Ministry of Public Health announced that due to the urgency of the outbreak in Bangkok and surrounding areas, the allocation of the vaccines has been less than expected.
Therefore, the hospital will be holding off the vaccinations for now while still keeping all the appointments for any further updates.
Informing through their Facebook page, the hospital said that sue to the changes in the government’s vaccine management system, the first lot of the vaccines have not been delivered in time for the reservation amount, and the hospital will have to postpone their appointment.
Luang Phor Pern Hospital
The Nakhon Pathom-based hospital has postponed its vaccination drive from June 8 onwards until further notice.
Besides this, they also announced that they have only received 70 doses of the vaccines by the government, “extremely” below the expected numbers. Not all those registered for June 7 will receive the vaccines, and all patients will be notified by the hospital.
McCormick Hospital Chiang Mai
In an announcement made on their Facebook page, the Chiang Mai-based private hospital also said that plans for inoculation has been changed in accordance to the government, and will update patients of any changes accordingly.
Nakhon Pathom Hospital
The government hospital has also moved its vaccination program indefinitely from June 9 onwards until further notice. Meanwhile, the vaccination site for those who have registered for the dates June 7 and 8 will be moved to Chai Patana Park, Nakhon Pathom.
For further information, visit https://nptvaccine.com
Phra Phutthabat Hospital
The Saraburi-based hospital announced to those registered under the “over 60” and “7 health conditions” that it has not received enough AstraZeneca doses and apologized that it will have to be postponed indefinitely. However, those who have registered under the slot between 9am-11am on June 7 will be the only group receiving the vaccines.
The Bangkok-based hospital announced that they have received enough AstraZeneca vaccines only for those registered on June 7 and 8. Those registered under those dates, through the “Mor Prom” application, need to show up with their identification, or else the vaccination slot will be waived.
Vaccination slots from June 9 onwards will have to be postponed indefinitely until further notice.
Rangsit University Health Center
In an announcement made on June 6, the research hospital said that those registered for June 7 will receive the vaccines as planned, while those registered for June 8 – 12 will be receiving the Sinovac vaccines. Those who wish to get the AstraZeneca will be asked to wait.
The public hospital under the MOPH said that they have not received the sufficient amount of vaccines, and will be delaying the vaccination program from June 8 onwards. Those who have registered for June 7 will still all receive the vaccines.
The announcement made on June 5 said that those registered to receive the vaccines from June 8 onwards will have to postpone their first doses, indefinitely. While those registered for June 7 will have to check for updates for their appointment times at www.sbh.go.th.
Thailand’s oldest and leading hospital chain has confirmed that those registered for June 7 – 11 will be receiving the vaccines. However, those registered for June 12 onwards will have to be postponed until further notice.
Suranaree University of Technology Hospital
The Nakhon Ratchasima-based hospital has received the AstraZeneca vaccines enough to inoculate those registered for June 7 from 9am – 12pm only.
Those who registered under the “over 60” and “seven health conditions” on the “Mor Prom” application will be notified of any updates through SMS. For more information, call: 044-225955.
Thammasat University Hospital
The hospital confirmed that they are able to vaccinate 2,000 people under their program from June 7 until June 18, at the Gymnasium Hall 4, Thammasat University Hospital, Rangsit
Those registered for June 19 and onwards will be notified shortly of any updates and changes.
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