Hey Alexa! Find me the nearest COVID-19 vaccination centre

According to reports, Amazon has now officially confirm that users can ask “Alexa” about the nearest vaccination centre to get a COVID vaccine.

This time COVID-19 cases are rising at a very rapid pace in the country. Considering this much rise in COVID-19 cases, Amazon has introduce another important feature to its Alexa based devices. This news comes out as sigh of relief to the people who are looking for the nearest COVID-19 vaccination centre. The tech giant claims that Alexa will now help its users by directing them to the nearby COVID-19 vaccination site. This can be done by simply saying “Hey Alexa”.

Amazon brings new feature for COVID-19 pandemic "Hey Alexa"
Users can ask for details about COVID-19 Vaccination center by saying “Hey Alexa”

Hey Alexa! Help me get vaccinated?

Amazon has officially announce that users can ask from Alexa about the COVID-19 vaccine. The users may ask by saying “Hey Alexa, where can I get a COVID vaccine?”. The Alexa will thereby provide users with the list of all the nearby places to get the vaccine shot. Not just this, Alexa will also help the users to make a call to the vaccination site. This is possible only if the contact number is available. Users can get more details on the call, and even make an appointment.

Amazon Alexa: Vaccination Centre Guide

To simply get the details, users need to just give the command to Alexa by saying “Hey Alexa”. Just by saying “Hey Alexa! connect me to vaccination center” will make a call to the vaccination centre. The Alexa will directly connect the users to the concern teams on the call. Users can ask more details from this team which are present at the vaccination site. All this comes out as an important feature from the tech giant in such tough times. This feature will be very much helpful especially for the older adults. Additionally, other peoples who are unable to tackle with such technological challenges can also use this feature. This feature will also be helpful for those who struggle to access the online platform to schedule a vaccination appointment.

Provides direction to vaccination center by saying "Hey Alexa"
Provides direction to vaccination center

To recall, Previously, Amazon announce other such features that are useful for users. These features also allow people to stay inform about the news related to COVID-19. Users can get the details about total cases, active cases, total deaths and much more by simply saying “Hey Alexa”. Also, back in February, Amazon launch another feature on Alexa which help users in guiding them directly to the COVID-19 testing sites. Other apps are also working on similar feature to fight against COVID-19 pandemic. Google has also added such similar features for it’s Google Maps users.

Google Maps: Vaccination Centre Guide

The global tech giant, Google recently added a feature to Google Maps. This feature will direct the users to find the nearest COVID-19 vaccination site. This is similar to what Amazon brought the feature on its Alexa based devices. Just like “Hey Alexa”, in Google users can access this feature by saying “Ok Google”. To find the nearest COVID-19 vaccination centre using Google Maps, follow the steps:

– Open Google Maps

– Find the Vaccination centre by just a search

– Once you search for the nearby Vaccination centre

– Google Maps will show the list of all the Vaccination centres near you in your locality.

– Additionally, Google Map will also tell users if the Vaccination Centre is open or not.

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