COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Programme

General Information

COVID-19 vaccine boosters are administered after a prescribed time has passed since the recipient received his/her second dose of a 2-dose regimen vaccine OR dose of a 1-dose regimen vaccine. Persons are eligible for their booster vaccine based on the date they previously completed their COVID-19 vaccine regimen.

Members of the public who received the required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine are invited to walk-into, any of the COVID-19 Booster Vaccination locations identified, to receive their booster vaccines.

COVID-19 Booster Schedule

Vaccine ReceivedDate of 1st Booster Vaccine DueDate of 2nd Booster Vaccine DueBooster Type
AstraZeneca6 months after 2nd dose or anytime thereafter4-6 months after first booster or anytime thereafter.Any COVID-19 vaccine which has received World Health Organization Emergency Use
Sinopharm3 months after second dose or anytime thereafter4-6 months after first booster or anytime thereafter.Any COVID-19 vaccine which has received World Health Organization Emergency Use
Johnson & Johnson2 months after single dose or anytime thereafter4-6 months after first booster or anytime thereafter.Any COVID-19 vaccine which has received World Health Organization Emergency Use
Pfizer6 months after 2nd dose or anytime thereafter4-6 months after first booster or anytime thereafter.Any COVID-19 vaccine which has received World Health Organization Emergency Use
In August 2022, the World Health Organization recommended for countries to consider administering a 2nd COVID-19 Booster dose to at-risk groups.
Some of which include:
•           Pregnant Women
•           Health Workers
•           Immunocompromised Individuals
•           Elderly Persons

COVID-19 Booster Vaccine Locations

Mass Vaccination Locations

Johnson and Johnson and Sinopharm booster vaccines are available at the following mass vaccination sites on Fridays and Saturdays from January 6th to February 4th2023, from 10am to 5pm.

Regional Health AuthorityLocations
ERHAS&S Supermarket, Rio Claro Birdie Square, Eastern Main Road, Sangre Grande (Old Royal Castle Car Park)
NWRHA  Starlite Shopping Plaza, Petit Valley Long Circular Mall, Port of Spain The Falls at West Mall, Port of Spain  
NCRHADSM Plaza PriceSmart Mausica PriceSmart Chaguanas Trincity Mall  
SWRHA  Gulf City Mall, San Fernando C3 Centre, San Fernando

Booster vaccines remain available at Health Facilities across all Regional Health Authorities.

NWRHAERHANCRHASWRHATRHA
Any NWRHA Health Facility (Monday to Friday from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)Any ERHA Health Facility (Monday to Friday from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)Any NCRHA Health Facility (Monday to Friday from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Any SWRHA Health Facility (Monday to Friday from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm)1. Scarborough Health Centre
2. Canaan Health Centre
3. Roxborough Health Centre

Members of the public are urged to seek booster vaccines according to the locations indicated above. Persons must have a valid form of identification and their vaccination card (with COVID-19 vaccination recorded) to receive their booster vaccine.)

Members of the public should allow 2 weeks to pass between the receipt of the COVID-19 vaccine and the Influenza (flu) vaccine.

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