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Bangkok hotline offered as alternative channel to book jabs


The National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) and Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) are launching a hotline to book Covid-19 jabs in the capital.

The 1516 hotline would be open from 8am to 8pm for Bangkokians to book jabs, said Trairat Viriyasirikul, NBTC deputy secretary-general of strategic and internal affairs. Calls to the line would be free of charge, he added.

Other channels being set up to register for vaccination are www.ไทยร่วมใจ.com, the “Paotang” mobile app, and supermarket and convenience stores such as 7-Eleven, Family Mart, Tops Daily, and mini Big C.

The supermarket and convenience store channels are for people who cannot use the internet. They will be open between 8.30am and 6pm.

Trairat also explained that registrants can also choose where they get vaccinated either at a specific hospital or the following venues in Bangkok:

1. University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce

2. The Street Ratchada

3. Central Plaza Ladprao

4. SCG Headquarter Bangsue Vaccination Centre

5. Siam Commercial Bank Headquarter

6. Sripatum University

7. Central Festival Eastville

8. Thai PBS building

9. Samyan Mitrtown

10. Asiatique

11. True Digital Park

12. Thanyapark

13. Central World

14. Siam Paragon

15. Tesco Lotus Rama IV

6. The Emporium

17. The Mall Bangkapi

18. Robinson Lifestyle Ladkrabang

19. Tesco Lotus Minburi

20. Big C Romklao

21. Icon Siam

22. Central Plaza Pinklao

23. The Mall Bangkae

24. Big C Bangbon

25. PTT Station Rama II

Published : May 25, 2021

By : The Nation