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Booster shot against COVID-19 available for people aged 30 and over

29/11/2021 16:28


People aged 30 and over will be able to get their booster shot against COVID-19 in Cyprus as of Tuesday, November 30, 2021, the Ministry of Health announced.

The booster shot can be administered to people once six months have passed from the date they completed their original vaccination programme either with the second dose of Pfizer/BioNTech, Moderna και AstraZeneca or the one dose vaccine of Johnson&Johnson, Health Ministry press release clarifies.

Beneficiaries can arrange an appointment through the Vaccination Portal or can proceed to walk-in centres, which operate in all districts from Monday to Friday, between 0800 and 1800 hours and on Saturday from 0800 and 1300 hours.

People who have been vaccinated with the Johnson&Johnson vaccine can only get their booster shots by going to the walk-in centres.
The Ministry recalls that people who are not beneficiaries of the national health system (GeSY) can be vaccinated every Friday between 0800 and 1800 hours.
Vaccination centres operate as follows: Between 0800 and 1800 in Nicosia at the State Fair, the Latsia Health Centre, in Limassol at the sports centre "Spyros Kyprianou", in Larnaca at the port, and in Famagusta and Pafos at the General Hospitals. Vaccination centres also operate between 0800 and 1500 at at the Linopetra Health Centre and the Troodos Hospital in Kyperounta.
It is further noted that people who have been vaccinated with  Pfizer/BioNTech και Moderna will receive the same vaccine, people who were vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine can choose to receive the booster of Pfizer/BioNTech or Moderna and people who were vaccinated with the Johnson&Johnson are able to choose to between receiving the same or an mRNA vaccine.