“Citizens over 50, people with chronic diseases and those in high risk occupational settings can receive a booster shot of any vaccine in 6 weeks after vaccination”, - stated Deputy Minister of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia, Tamar Gabunia after meeting of Immunization Council.
Besides, the people holding travel certification document, in case of need, can receive vaccination with a different vaccine. It means, that the people who for various reasons have to travel frequently, can get vaccinated with the vaccine having EU or the USA authorization.
According to the recommendation of the US CDC, vaccination with different vaccine is possible at least 28 days after the second vaccination shot.
For this purpose, the individuals should address vaccination facility; they should have with themselves the document certifying purposefulness or in other words travel certifying document, which will serve a basis for planning vaccination.
Vaccination with Pfizer vaccine will be also possible for children with chronic diseases aged 12-15 years.
The registration is possible both online and at the facility involved in COVD-19 vaccination.
In addition, people can get vaccinated with preferred vaccines at suitable for them locations, at specially arranged mobile vaccination units.
15 22 and 144 3 hotlines are working in an active mode. The citizens can call the hotlines with inquiries regarding registration and in case of problems.
As of 7th October, 1 844 965 vaccinations are conducted in Georgia.
COVID-19 vaccination is an effective and safe protective tool against the infection!
WHO, Public Health Institutions, and qualified doctors recommend COVID-19 vaccination.