National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme

Regency Specialist Hospital is proud to be part of Malaysia’s Covid-19 Immunisation Programme. Malaysia has adopted a “whole-of-government” and “whole-of-society” approach which involves various Ministries, Government Agencies, State Governments, NGOs, the private sector and members of the community to ensure that we achieve our vaccination goals.

BEFORE YOUR APPOINTMENT

You will be notified of the date and time of your appointment via the MySejahtera
app, phone call or SMS.

You will be notified of the date and time of your appointment via the MySejahtera
app, phone call or SMS.

Before arriving at Regency Specialist Hospital, please remember your Identity Card with you.

YOUR VACCINE APPOINTMENT

After arriving at Regency Specialist Hospital on the date and time specified by the MySejahtera app, you will go through these six stations.

vaccine

Temperature screening and health declaration

Registration

Vaccine consultation and submitting consent form

Get your vaccine shot

Mandatory 15 to 30 minutes observation

Receive your vaccination card and schedule your next appointment

STATION 1 : TEMPERATURE SCREENING
  1. Take your temperature upon arrival
  2. Use the MySejahtera app to scan the MyVAS QR Code
  3. Complete MyVAS Registration
  4. Verify your information
STATION 2 : REGISTRATION
  1. Check that your name is on the list for that allocated date and time. 
  2. Pick up a queue number for your vaccination.
STATION 3 : CONSULTATION AND CONSENT
  1. Get a vaccination consultation with our medical professionals
  2. Review and submit your consent form
STATION 4 : GET YOUR VACCINATION
  1. Get your first dose
  2. Scan the Vaccine QR Code to confirm that you’ve received your vaccine
  3. Record date and time on your vaccination card
STATION 5 : OBSERVATION

Head over to the designated observation area where you will be under observation for 15 to 30 minutes. In most cases, discomfort from pain or fever is a normal sign that your body is building protection.

Common Symptoms
After Your
Vaccination Shot

On the arm where you got the shot:

  • Pain
  • Redness
  • Swelling

Throughout your body:

  • Tiredness
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Chills
  • Fever
  • Nausea
Common Symptoms After
Your Vaccination Shot

On the arm where you got the shot:

  • Pain
  • Redness
  • Swelling

Throughout your body:

  • Tiredness
  • Headache
  • Muscle pain
  • Chills
  • Fever
  • Nausea
What to do if you experience adverse side effects
Symptoms To
Look Out For
  • Breathing difficulty 
  • Swelling of face, lips and throat
  • Racing heartbeat
  • Skin rash after vaccination
  • Experiencing dizziness or feeling light-headed
  • If the redness or tenderness where you got the shot gets worse after 24 hours.
Symptoms To Look Out For
  • Breathing difficulty 
  • Swelling of face, lips and throat
  • Racing heartbeat
  • Skin rash after vaccination
  • Experiencing dizziness or feeling light-headed
  • If the redness or tenderness where you got the shot gets worse after 24 hours.

Please notify our staff if you experience the following after receiving your vaccine shot. Should your symptoms persist for more than 48 hours or if you experience any delayed severe reaction, please seek medical attention immediately at your nearest hospital. 

You may also seek medical treatment at our 24 hour Accident & Emergency Department in Regency Specialist Hospital or contact us at 07-381 7700. 

STATION 6 : RECEIVE YOUR VACCINATION CARD
  1. After observation, you will receive your Vaccination Card. 
  2. Your second appointment date will be noted on your Vaccination Card. Please check that the your second appointment is recorded.

Please note that your second dose must be administered 21 days after your first dose.

What do I need to do before I get my second dose of vaccine?

Please ensure that your next dose is scheduled exactly 21 days after the first dose. Bring your vaccination card and Identification Card along for your second dose. If you are unwell during your next appointment, please notify us.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding

If you’re pregnant

Vaccination during pregnancy should be done after counselling, through a process of shared-decision making with your obstetrician or gynaecologist. 

Vaccination is recommended for pregnant women:

  • When risk of exposure to SARS-CoV-2 infection is high and cannot be avoided, particularly for frontliners.
  • Who have underlying conditions that increase the risk of contracting Covid-19.
  • Who are above 40 years old
  • Suffer from severe anaemia (hb <7g/dl)
  • Experience diabetes in pregnancy requiring insulin therapy
  • Who smoke

Breastfeeding after vaccination

Mothers can continue breastfeeding after vaccination.

Considerations before taking your vaccine

Eligibility Criteria

The vaccine is recommended for the general adult population age 18 years and above.

You should not take the vaccine if

  • If you had allergic reaction to a previous dose of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine or any of its components.
  • If you had anaphylaxis history which include severe angioedema, bronchospasm and/or hypotension, to other drugs, vaccines, food, insect stings, or unknown trigger.
  • If you suffer from acute febrile illness (fever).

You should postpone/defer the vaccination if

  • You suffer acute illness that requires admission to hospital.
  • You were previously infected by Covid-19 (defer by 3 to 6 months).
  • You are currently undergoing quarantine or are under a Health Surveillance Order for being a close contact.
  • You’ve had recent immunisation with any vaccines (defer or postpone for at least after 2 weeks).

Frequently Asked Questions

What should I do if I’ve not been designated a time and date to get vaccinated?

Firstly, please make sure you have registered for the National Immunisation Programme. If you have not done so, you can do that here. You will be notified of your appointment date beforehand. 

We’re currently in Phase 1 of the vaccination programme, where frontliners have been assigned to receive the vaccination first. Then, high-risk individuals, seniors aged 60 and above, and the physically disabled will be assigned to Phase 2.

To learn more about your vaccination appointment eligibility, please visit https://www.vaksincovid.gov.my/en/

How long will my appointment take?

The entire appointment will take around 45 minutes to an hour.