Singapore residents can now check their Covid-19 test results as well as their vaccination records via a new feature on the Health Hub app.
HealthHub is a one-stop portal that allows users to access their public health records and medical appointments online.
The Covid-19 test results are usually delivered via SMS or a phone call, or can also be collected in person. Now, the results will be uploaded and can be accessed on the app.
Users of the app can also check their vaccination records in real time.
Information available include the type of vaccine they took, which batch it belonged to, the place and date they were vaccinated, as well as their next appointment for the second dose.
To view their records, users have to log in with their SingPass on the HealthHub app, and click on the “Covid-19 records” tab.
Currently, the feature is available only on the mobile app, and not on HealthHub’s web portal.
Apart from providing operators with an electronic medical record software that supports safe and efficient vaccinations.
We also hope to provide those who have been vaccinated with convenient access to their Covid-19 related records in one place, as paper records can be easily lost.
Alan Goh, deputy chairman of the VacTech workgroup of Integrated Health Information Systems (IHiS) and chief of HealthHub in an interview with The Straits Times
Currently, the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines have been approved for use in Singapore.
Minister of Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing also announced that 40 vaccination centres will be set up in Singapore by end-March this year, with an aim to have one community vaccination centre in each HDB estate.
Each centre can deliver about 2,000 vaccinations a day. This is on top of vaccination operations at all 20 polyclinics and selected public health preparedness clinics.
Senior citizens across Singapore will begin getting vaccinated from February 22, with the rest of the population to follow suit in April,
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