The COVID-19 vaccination schedule has been released by the Barbados Ministry of Health for today (November 17, 2021). The Ministry noted that jabs of Pzifer, AstraZeneca, Johnson & Johnson and Sinopharm vaccine would be available at the Vaccination centres across the island country.
Following are the COVID-19 Vaccination Centres which will be operating today –
• Sharon Moravian Church Hall, Sharon, St. Thomas will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
• Eunice Gibson Polyclinic, Warrens, St. Michael- will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
• Masonic Centre, Salters, St. George – will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
The Community Engagement Site which will operate today –
• Main Guard, Garrison, St. Michael – will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Children who belong to the – age group of 12 to 18 years can visit any COVID-19 vaccination centre or pop-up clinic to receive their dose of the Pfizer vaccine.
The individuals who are willing to take their first jab of the COVID-19 vaccines are required to come along with their identification cards at the vaccination centres. Those who are eligible for receiving their second dose are also required to bring their blue vaccination card.
Booster shots for the AstraZeneca vaccine will also be available at all of the sites for individuals who are of 18 years and older who had their second injection six months ago or longer.
For individuals appearing to take booster shots can present either their blue vaccination card or vaccination certificate.
The figures show that so far in the island country `151,634 individuals have received their first jabs of the COVID-19 vaccine, which is around 52.8 percent of its total population.
On the other hand, there are a total of 132,284 individuals (around 46 percent) who are fully vaccinated by taking required shots of WHO-approved COVID-19 vaccines.