Youth suffering from the following diseases or health conditions can register and make an appointment at telephone number 280.0101.
The diseases are:
- Persons with morbid obesity (body mass index (BMI >30)
- Patient with diabetes type 1 and 2;
- Patient with respiratory/lung disease (asthma);
- Patient with chronic heart disease;
- Patients with immune deficiency disorder and or taking immune weakening medications;
- Individuals with an intellectual development disorder (mental deficiency) who are clients of institutions or live long-term care facilities;
- Persons with Down syndrome;
- Patient with a malignant tumor diagnosis within the past 5 years;
- Patients with chronic kidney disease (patient on dialysis);
- Patients who has undergone organ, stem cell, or bone marrow transplantation;
- Patient with a primary immunodeficiency disorder (PID);
- Patient with neurological disorders causing their breathing to be compromised;
- Sickle cell disease.
Parents who are unsure if their teenager falls into this risk group should contact their primary care physician or specialist.
To make an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccination, call the Department of Public Health (DVG) at 2800100. On the day of the vaccination, you do not need to bring a referral letter. If necessary, the teen should be accompanied by one of his/her parents or guardian.
Only adolescents 16 and 17 years of age who fall into this risk group can be vaccinated at this time.