The Almeria Health District has vaccinated 41,000 people against Covid-19 during the month of December. The vaccination has been carried out in the Palacio de los Juegos Mediterráneos, in the Municipal Fronton Pavilion of Benahadux, in the Theatre of Huércal de Almería, in the Espacio Escénico of Viator and in the health centres of Almería centre, Ciudad Jardín, Mediterráneo, Nicolás Salmerón, Nueva Andalucía, Oliveros, Plaza de Toros, Virgen del Mar and in the municipalities of Alhama de Almería, San Isidro, Carboneras, Abla, Sorbas, Tabernas and the clinic in Lubrín.
The Almeria District health workers administer third doses among people aged 60 and over, booster doses among those who received Janssen three months ago or more, as well as first and second doses among those over 12 years of age who have wanted to start or complete their regimen. Of the total number of doses administered, 21,594 are Pfizer, 10,295 Moderna, 8,778 paediatric and 5,835 flu vaccines.
Since 15 December, health professionals have vaccinated 8,778 children between 8 and 11 years of age. Vaccination among children under 12 years of age is carried out in health centres and at the Palacio de los Juegos Mediterráneos and is administered by Pfizer Pediátrica, with an interval of eight weeks.
In addition, since last week, third doses are being administered by appointment to those previously vaccinated with AstraZeneca and yesterday the self-appointment schedule for the third dose with messenger RNA was opened for people aged 58 and 59, i.e. those born in 1963 and 1962. Progressively, the age brackets will be lowered to give this booster dose to all those over 40 years of age, after having already received it from health and social-health personnel. Appointments must be requested through Salud Responde (app and telephone), ClicSalud+ or at health centres.