More than 300 thousand people have already received 2nd booster dose against Covid-19

Scheduling can be done by SMS or by phone call.

More than 300 people over 80 and residents of Residential Structures for Elderly People (ERPI) have already received the second booster dose against Covid-19, announced the Directorate-General for Health.

By June 13, around 303 people had already been vaccinated, and all eligible ERPIs had already been visited.

The process of administering the second booster dose, which began on May 16, covers people aged 80 and over and all residents in ERPI.

Citizens aged 80 and over have been summoned by local scheduling, via message (SMS) or telephone call, and by central scheduling, as has already happened in other phases of vaccination against COVID-19, being vaccinated in the centers vaccination or health centres.

All those who have not yet had their first booster dose and are eligible are also being called up.

The population eligible for this second dose must be vaccinated at least 4 months after the last dose or after a diagnosis of SARSCoV-2 infection, that is, this booster also covers people who have recovered from the infection.

The administration of the second booster dose of the vaccine against COVID-19 is part of the strategy to improve the protection of the most vulnerable population.