Ministry of Health gives go ahead for 16-17 year olds to be vaccinated against COVID-19

The Ministry of Health has given the go ahead for the ages 16-17 to be vaccinated with mRNA technology vaccines.

 

The decision was taken in an effort to further protect public health against COVID-19 and after recommendations of the Cyprus Paediatric Society. The Vaccination portal will open for these ages from Wednesday, 30 June at 07:30.

 

According to the Ministry, the appointments will be booked by the parents/guardians or personal doctors, in consultation with the children’s parents/guardians.

 

When visiting the Vaccination centres, the children should present a letter of consent from parents/guardians for vaccination, signed by both parents unless by law this is not required (a court decision is necessary). They should also have with them their identity cards or passport or alien registration document and a copy for one of the parents’ ident

 

Source: Cyprus News Agency

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