Policy for bedridden patients at home to receive the Influenza and/or COVID-19 vaccine

Dit item is gearchiveerd op 03-12-2023.

ORANJESTAD - To protect the high-risk group, including citizens who are homebound and bedridden and who can become severely ill, develop complications, and even die from an infection with the Influenza virus or COVID-19, the Department of Public Health (DVG) will offer the annual Influenza vaccine as well as the COVID-19 vaccine containing the most recent variant to these patients at their home.

Bedridden patientAny family that wishes for their homebound family member to receive the annual Influenza and, or COVID-19 vaccine can contact DVG at telephone number 5224200 to register. DVG will have a team of nurses who will visit the patients at home by appointment to administer the vaccine.

Risk group COVID-19 Influenza Requirement
1.’Bedridden’ patient (in bed) 6 months or older x x AZV

All 'bedridden' patients aged six months and older are eligible to receive the Influenza and COVID-19 vaccines completely free of charge. The requirements are the AZV card and an appointment. You can make an appointment by calling the DVG at 5224200.

For more information, you can visit our Facebook page: Directie Volksgezondheid DVG Aruba, follow us on Instagram: directie_volksgezondheid_aruba, visit our website: www.dvg.aw, contact us at telephone number 5224200, or email us at servicio@dvg.aw.

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