Vaccine appointment scheduling

Has there been integration of an app or online appointment scheduling function for appointments, or more specifically, for vaccine appointments? Just seeing how CVS pharmacy is sending out in the US sms or email notification with appointment and even the 2nd dosis date with reminders. If this is integrated, please advise how it can be integrated to the covid-19 add on. TIA James

Hi James! You mean a function where patients are reminded of future appointments? If that is the case, yes, this is possible to do within DHIS2 as long as you have an SMS gateway configured. More information about SMS gateways here: 1.61 Short Message Service (SMS)

For example, the DHIS2 Covid vaccine package has a notification configured with an SMS alert seven days before an appointment is due with the SMS “Dear NAME OF CLIENT, you have an appointment to receive your COVID-19 vaccine on the DUE DATE at NAME OF FACILITY

This is configured in the “Notifications” section within the program configuration:

Does this answer your question? let me know if anything is unclear!

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