Barbados: The vaccination pace in the region is steady. As per the statistics by the National Vaccination Programme for COVID-19, 70.4 percent of the eligible population has received the first dose of vaccine, and 66 percent of the eligible population have taken the second dose.
To keep this pace the same, the government of Barbados and the Health Ministry organise vaccination camps at different sites and polyclinics every day. These sites make the vaccination process convenient for the residents of Barbados.
As per the Immunisation Unit, the vaccinations will be available at six (6) vaccination sites on March 25, 2022, between 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
In accordance with the notification by the official unit, the sites where the vaccines can be administrated are as follows –
1.) David Thompson Health and Social Services Complex at Glebe Land, St John – 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
2.) Maurice Byer Polyclinic at Station Hill, St Peter – 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
3.) Branford Taitt Polyclinic at Black Rock, St. Michael – 9:30 AM to 3:00 PM
4.) Harbour Industrial Park (Building No2), St Michael – 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
5.) Christ Church Parish Church Hall at Church Hill, Christ Church – 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
6.) Glebe Polyclinic at The Glebe, St George – 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Presently, the COVID-19 vaccines administrated by the Barbadian Government are– AstraZeneca, Pfizer, Sinopharm and Johnson & Johnson. These vaccines will be available at the polyclinics and vaccination centres at the scheduled times only.
While providing instructions about the vaccination, the unit advised the civilians to carry their identification cards if they wished to receive the first dose. The receiver must have a blue vaccination card to receive the second dose.
In Barbados, Booster shots for the AstraZeneca, Pfizer and Sinopharm vaccines will also be available for eligible persons who had their second injection six months ago. Individuals who want to receive a booster dose should either carry a blue vaccination card or identification card.