Seasonal Flu Vaccine available in your neighborhood

Dit item is gearchiveerd op 29-12-2022.

ORANJESTAD – The Department for Public Health is announcing that the seasonal influenza vaccine will also be available at the Mobile Unit in your neighborhood.

Schedule Influenza vaccine in the neighbourhoods.The seasonal influenza vaccine, also known as the flu shot, is available for those at higher risk of complications due to the flu. This group consists of persons older than 60 years of age and those with chronic health conditions.

The elderly 60 years and older qualify for the free influenza vaccine and should not present a prescription from their physician. They can walk in at the Infectious diseases section at the DVG building in Oranjestad or the Mobile Unit in their neighborhood. The only document required is a valid AZV card before getting the vaccine.

Individuals younger than 60 years with a chronic disease or health issues can also receive the flu vaccine free. However, they must show a valid AZV card and a doctor's prescription.
This group can also walk at the DVG's section for Infectious disease in Oranjestad or the Mobile Unit when in the neighborhood. They do not require an appointment for their flu vaccine.

Mobile Unite Schedule
Date Place Opening hours  
November 28 & 29  Centro Playa Pabou, Oranjestad

08.00 - 11.45 hrs 
13.00 - 15.30 hrs

December 6, 7 & 8 Centro Deportivo Frans Figaroa, Noord

08.00 - 11.45 hrs
13.00 - 15.30 hrs

December 12, 13 & 14 Joe Laveist Sport Park, San Nicolas 08.00 - 11.45 hrs
13.00 - 15.30 hrs
December 19, 20 & 21  Centro Deportivo Betico Croes, Sta. Cruz 08.00 - 11.45 hrs
13.00 - 15.30 hrs

Everybody else, not older than 60 years and not with a chronic disease or health condition but wishes to receive the flu vaccine can purchase the flu vaccine for Awg. 20,00 and require an appointment. The Flu vaccine is not available for purchase at the Mobile Unit. You can only buy it at the section of Infectious Diseases at the DVG in Oranjestad from Monday to Friday from 08:00 am to 11:45 am and from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm.

For more information:

  • Like the Facebook page Directie Volksgezondheid DVG Aruba
  • Follow the DVG on Instagram directie_volksgezondheid_aruba
  • Visit www.dvg.aw
  • Call 2800101 or 5224200
  • Mail us at servicio@dvg.aw
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