COVID-19 vaccination centers will not operate on Christmas period public holidays, Health Ministry says

COVID-19 vaccination centers will not operate during Christmas period public holidays, on Monday December 26 and on Friday January 6, the Health Ministry says in a press release.

The Ministry recalls that vaccination walk-in centers in all districts, apart from those in Kyperounta and Polis Chrysochous, will operate from Monday to Friday, including the public holidays mentioned, from 0800 to 1430.

According to the Health Ministry a booster dose is recommended for people who are 12 years old and over, given that a period of five months since the last dose was administered has passed.

Those who are entitled to be vaccinated can be served at walk-in centers in all districts.

Vaccination with a booster dose is recommended three months after the first positive COVID-19 test.

People who go to vaccination centers to get vaccinated need to present an ID or passport and their vaccination card.

Those who are younger than 18 years old need to have the consent of their parents/guardians in writing signed by both parents, in Greek or English.

Vaccination centers in Nicosia, Larnaca, Limassol, Paphos and Famagusta operate on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 0800-1430.

In Kyperounta the vaccination center operates on Monday, Wednesday and Friday 0830-1430.

Polis Chrysochous hospital vaccination center operate on Tuesday 0930-1330.

Source: Cyprus News Agency