The Department of Health (DVG) is ready to receive the second stock of vaccine

Dit item is gearchiveerd op 09-04-2021.

ORANJESTAD - According to the plans, the second Pfizer vaccine batch will be arriving in Aruba on March 9, 2021.

The second batch will serve as second doses for those who have already received their first dose of the Pfizer vaccine, those working in the healthcare sector, and seniors 60 and older.

On March 10, the authorities will immediately start administering the second dose to the first 12 personalities who received their first vaccine on February 17. These 12 personalities will once more receive their vaccine at the Don Bosco Club in Noord. On March 10 and 11 the DVG personnel will also be receiving their second dose of the Covid1-9 vaccine. On March 11, the personnel of the Horacio Hospital will receive their second dose of the Covid-19 vaccine at the hospital, while the personnel of the ImSan in San Nicolas will also receive their respective second vaccine. The family practitioners will receive their second vaccine on March 13 at the Centro Deportivo Libertador Betico Croes in Santa Cruz.

Covid-19 coronavirus vaccineIf everything proceeds according to the plans, starting March 15, they will start administering the second vaccine to all who have already received their first vaccine. Everyone vaccinated in the first round immediately received an appointment for their second vaccine either by email or on the Aruba Health App under the syringe icon. Please check the syringe icon on your app or email for the appointment date, time, and location for your upcoming second vaccine. Please be on time at the indicated vaccination location and keep in mind that 11500 persons will be receiving their second vaccine. Rescheduling can cause logistical complications if too many people want to reschedule.

Those who have an appointment after 5:30 pm will receive a rescheduled appointment during the regular office hours. Starting on March 9 these persons should receive the new appointment on their Health App or by email.

Individuals who have missed their first appointment because they have checked their notification too late will also receive their new appointment starting March 9 on their Health App or by Email.

The objective for the second dose is to get this done as soon as possible and to be ready in 2 or 3 weeks. Once ready they can start working on the arrival of the third batch which is scheduled to arrive in the week of March 29, 2021, and will serve once more as the first dose for the remainder of the healthcare workers and seniors 60 and older.

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