The MyGov Corona Helpdesk chatbot is showing the nearest vaccination center on WhatsApp. This chatbot was launched last year to remove fake news and spread awareness about COVID-19. Within ten days of launch, 17 million users were added to it. Now under the third phase of vaccination campaign, information has come out from the Government of India’s Twitter account MyGovIndia that the MyGov Corona Helpdesk chatbot will now help people to find the nearest vaccination center.
How to find nearest vaccination center using WhatsApp
The MyGov Corona Helpdesk chatbot is only available on WhatsApp and you must have WhatsApp on your phone to take advantage of this feature. Follow the steps given below to find the nearest vaccination center.
Save the number 9013151515 in your mobile phone or to open MyGoV Corona Helpdesk Chatbot this link Visit on
Type Hi or Namaste (‘Hello’) to start a conversation.
You will get the answer through the automated process and after answering some questions you will be asked the PIN code of your area. Enter your pin code there.
After that the chatbot will send you the list of vaccination centers according to the given area and pincode.
Apart from WhatsApp, you can use the MapmyIndia platform or CoWIN You can also find your nearest vaccination center on the platform. On the home page of the CoWIN website, there is an option ‘find nearby vaccination centres’, where you can find registered vaccination centers in that area by entering your area pin code.