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Coronavirus: Pop up vaccinations centres to operate for children

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Seeking to facilitate parents and guardians of children aged 5 to 11, the health ministry said on Tuesday it will operate large vaccination centres for children in cooperation with the Society of Cyprus Paediatricians (Pek) on three consecutive Sundays.

On January 2, the vaccination centre at the Nicosia state fair (point A) will cater only for children aged 5 to 11 (walk in and appointments through the vaccination portal), from 8am to 2pm.

On January 8, the vaccination centre at Limassol’s Spyros Kyprianou sports centre (point A), will cater only for children aged 5 to 11 (walk in and appointments through the vaccination portal), again from 8am to 2pm.

On January 15, a vaccination centre will operate at the office of the commissioner for the development of mountain communities in Trimiklini at the same times.

Moreover, all vaccination centres on January 3 and 4 from 8am to 2pm will administer vaccines for children aged 5 to 11 following an appointment at the following venues:

Nicosia: State fair – point A and Motherhood Centre at Latsia health centre (increase in number of appointments).

Limassol: Spyros Kyprianou sports centre (point A) and Motherhood Centre at old hospital (increase in number of appointments).

Larnaca: Motherhood Centre at old hospital (increase in number of appointments).

Famagusta: Motherhood Centre at Famagusta hospital (increase in number of appointments).

Paphos: Motherhood Centre at Paphos General hospital (increase in number of appointments).

People aged over 12 will be vaccinated at other points at the vaccination centres on January 3 and 4 following an appointment on the vaccine portal or walk-in only for a scheduled second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, provided the first dose was administered at the same centre.

 

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