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. Thus the booster programme will be rolled out in phases.
COVID-19 Booster Vaccine Schedule
Members of the public who received the required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine are invited to walk-in, on a phased basis, to any of the COVID-19 Booster Vaccination locations identified, to receive their booster vaccine.
Details are provided below.
|Vaccine Type||Date Booster Vaccine Due||Vaccine Booster|
|AstraZeneca||6 months after 2nd dose or anytime thereafter||Any COVID-19 vaccine which has received World Health Organization Emergency Use|
|Sinopharm||3 months after second dose or anytime thereafter||Any COVID-19 vaccine which has received World Health Organization Emergency Use|
|Johnson & Johnson||2 months after single dose or anytime thereafter||Any COVID-19 vaccine which has received World Health Organization Emergency Use|
|Pfizer||6 months after 2nd dose or anytime thereafter||Any COVID-19 vaccine which has received World Health Organization Emergency Use|
It should be noted that the World Health Organization has recently indicated that the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is acceptable as use for a booster dose for those who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Booster Vaccine Locations
|1. Queen’s Park Savannah||1. Sangre Grande Civic Centre|
2. Mayaro Sport Facility
3. Hansraj Sumairsingh Multipurpose Complex (Rio Claro)
|1. COSTAATT- El Dorado |
2. Larry Gomes Stadium
3. UTT Chaguanas Campus – Munroe Road
2. South West Regional Indoor Sporting Arena (Point Fortin)
3. Debe Health Centre
|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 schedule indicated above. Persons must have a valid form of identification and their vaccination card (with COVID-19 vaccination recorded) to receive their booster vaccine.)
Persons in receipt of an additional primary dose of the COVID-19 vaccine are not required to get a booster dose at this time.
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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