Barbados Immunisation Unit shares vaccination schedule for March 22

Barbados Immunisation Unit shares vaccination schedule for March 22

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Barbados: As of March 20, 2022 (Sunday), under the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, the total number of persons with at least one dose is 160,800, which compromises 70.4 percent of the eligible population.

The percent of the fully vaccinated persons is 55.6 percent of the total population or 66 percent of the eligible population, which is 150,682, in numbers.

In Barbados, the eligible population represents those persons who are 12 years and older.

As per the region’s Immunisation Unit’s information, the vaccines would be available at around six (6) vaccination sites on March 22, 2022 (Tuesday). The timing of the vaccination sites will be between 9:30 AM to 3:30 PM.

The COVID-19 vaccination schedule for March 22 is as follows:

  • Branford Taitt Polyclinic, St Michael – 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Harbour Industrial Park (Building No.2), St Michael – 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Winston Scott Polyclinic, Jemmott’s Lane, St Michael – 1:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Glebe Polyclinic, The Glebe, St George – 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Edgar Cochrane Polyclinic, St Michael – 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
  • Eunice Gibson Polyclinic, St Michael – 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM

As per the vaccination authority of Barbados, the vaccines available at the polyclinics and vaccination centres are AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Sinopharm and Johnson & Johnson. While providing privilege to students between 12 years to 18 years, the immunisation unit has mentioned that they may receive Pfizer jab at any location at any time.

The authority has further notified that the persons who have received the first dose must possess the identification card and the one eligible for the second dose must have a blue vaccination card. The one with booster dose may have either a blue vaccination card or vaccination certificate and a valid photo ID proof.

As per the unit, the fully vaccinated overseas must also provide their vaccination cards as well as valid photo identification proof, such as a passport or identification card.

While informing about the booster doses, AstraZeneca, Pfizer and Sinopharm vaccines’ booster shots will be available for eligible persons, who had their second injection six months ago or longer.

Students (12 years and older) may received the booster dose of the Pfizer vaccine.