Vaccination program for Influenza and COVID-19 in the neighborhood

ORANJESTAD - The Department of Public Health (DVG) announces that, in connection with their influenza and COVID-19 vaccination campaign, they will be closer to the community to provide their vaccination services.

To protect the at-risk group in our community from becoming very ill, developing complications, or dying due to influenza or COVID-19 infection, they will start offering the annual influenza and COVID-19 vaccines in the neighborhood within the mobile unit of the Crisis Management Office (formerly known as the Bureau Rampenbestrijding).

Vaccination program for Influenza and COVID-19 in the neighborhood.Those at-risk that can receive the vaccines at the mobile unit are:

  • Adults aged 60 or older.
  • Mobile unit of the Crisis Management Office (formerly known as the Bureau Rampenbestrijding).Citizens between the ages of 18 and 59 who, on the advice of a doctor or specialist, get their annual influenza vaccine (with a doctor's prescription). This includes those with obesity (BMI ≥40).
  • Mentally incapacitated adults and children aged 6 months and older (with a doctor's prescription).
  • Adults and children aged 6 months to 59 years with a high medical risk, such as those suffering from illnesses that weaken their immune system (with a doctor's prescription).
  • Pregnant women around 22 weeks. For maximum protection, it is advisable to get vaccinated during the second trimester of pregnancy (with a midwife's prescription).
November 7 and 9 NOORD, Stadion Frans Figaroa 8:30 am - 11:00 am
November 14 and 16 ORANJESTAD, Centro di Bario Playa Pabou 8:30 am - 11:00 am
November 21 and 23 SANTA CRUZ, Centro Deportivo Betico Croes 8:30 am - 11:00 am
November 28 and 30 SAN NICOLAS, Parkeerplaats Arubus 8:30 am - 11:00 am
December 5 SAN NICOLAS, Centro di Bario Lago Heights 8:30 am - 11:00 am

Starting on November 6, the DVG will provide vaccination services at their Infectious Disease Section from Monday to Friday, from 8:30 am to 12:00 pm and 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm.

For more information, you can visit our Facebook page: Directie Volksgezondheid DVG Aruba, follow us on Instagram: directie_volksgezondheid_aruba, visit our website at, call us at 5224200, or email us at

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