Vaud and Geneva open registration for the autumn anti-Covid vaccination marketing campaign – rts.ch
The cantons of Vaud and Geneva offered their respective seasonal vaccination marketing campaign in opposition to the coronavirus on Tuesday. Registration is open from Tuesday within the canton of Vaud and from Friday in Geneva. The marketing campaign will begin on October 10 in all cantons.
Within the canton of Vaud, individuals aged 65 and over and weak individuals can register from Tuesday to obtain their booster injection freed from cost. The brand new Moderna vaccine known as “bivalent” targets the unique pressure of Covid plus a pressure of Omicron.
The primary administrations of this vaccine will solely happen from October 10, specifies the canton. Folks aged 16 to 64 who want to profit from a booster will be capable of register quickly.
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Vaccination is obtainable all through Vaud, with facilities in Nyon (CMC), Gland (Lignière clinic), Rennaz (HRC), Payerne (HIB), Morges (eHc) and Lausanne (Unisanté and Bois- Stag). Strengthened pharmacies in Avenches, Clarens, Lausanne, Orbe, Prilly, Rolle, Signy, Vallorbe and Yverdon full this technique.
Registrations open in Geneva too
In Geneva, registrations on the net platform will probably be open from Friday, the Division of Well being (DSPS) stated in a press launch on Tuesday. The primary injections will probably be made on Monday, October 10 in one of many seven vaccination facilities in addition to in round 100 medical workplaces and pharmacies.
This marketing campaign goals primarily to guard weak individuals in opposition to severe types of the illness and its issues. The advice is geared toward individuals over 65, these at excessive particular person threat and healthcare professionals. Booster vaccination is just not really useful for youngsters and adolescents beneath 16 years previous.
In keeping with the DSPS, the booster vaccination may be carried out whatever the vaccines beforehand obtained. However a delay of at the very least 4 months after an an infection or a earlier vaccination have to be revered earlier than the recall of this fall. Vaccination is at all times free.
The booster have to be administered at the very least 4 months after the final vaccination or after restoration, and this for all age teams, it’s additional emphasised.
Vaccination from October 10 for all cantons
With the change of season, a rise within the circulation of the virus is to be anticipated. In parallel with vaccination, it’s due to this fact essential to take care of good reflexes when it comes to hygiene, specifies the DSPS.
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October 10 is the date set by the Federal Workplace of Public Well being (OFSP) for all cantons for the beginning of the seasonal vaccination marketing campaign in opposition to the coronavirus. On Wednesday, the canton of Neuchâtel will in flip announce its vaccination plan. In Freiburg, registrations for booster doses are already open.
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