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Coronavirus: Mobile vaccination units in Pachna, Kambos

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Mobile vaccination units will operate in Pachna and Kambos on Saturday in a drive to vaccinate the public against Coivd-19 and particularly to administer the booster dose so as to bolster immunity among the more vulnerable, the health ministry said on Thursday.

It said that arrangements were made by the health minister and the commissioner for mountain communities in cooperation with the community leaders of Pachna and Kambos so as to cater for residents in the wider area of the wine villages and Marathassa.

The mobile unit will operate at Pachna from 8am to 1pm. A second unit will be in Kambos from 10am to 1pm.

Health ministry officials will be on location to brief residents about the benefits of vaccination and to answer any queries and concerns they may have.

The following groups of the population can be vaccinated at the two health centres:

  • People aged 12 and over who have not yet been vaccinated against Covid-19 (first dose);
  • People aged over 12 who have received the first dose of Moderna or Pfizer/BioNTech and the required period has passed for the second dose (Moderna four weeks and Pfizer three weeks).
  • As regards the booster/third dose this will be administered to people aged over 12 provided five months and two weeks has passed from their second dose
  • People who have received the single dose Johnson&Johnson, can be administered an mRNA booster (Moderna and Pfizer/Biontech).

All individuals must present ID documents (ID, passport, alien registration card etc) a well as their vaccination card if they are to to receive the second or third dose.

 

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