Preparing to receive the second batch of Pfizer vaccines

How quickly do I need a second COVID-19 vaccine shot? AP Illustration/Peter Hamlin
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According to planning the second batch of the Pfizer vaccines will be arriving on Aruba, today March 9th, 2021. This batch consists of the second dosage for the ones that already received the first vaccine, who are mainly medical front liners and seniors 60 years and older.

As soon as the vaccine arrive the vaccination process will start immediately with the first 12 persons who received the vaccine last February. This will take place at Don Bosco Club in Noord. As per planning on March 10th and 11th, 2021 the employees of the Department of Public Health, Dr. Horacio Oduber Hospital and IMSAN, will also be receiving their second dosage. Family physicians will be receiving the vaccine on Saturday March 13th at Centro Deportivo Libertador Betico Croes in Santa Cruz. If everything goes according to plan starting March 15th, all other citizens will follow.

Everyone who received their first vaccine will be notified by email or in the Aruba Health app of their second appointment and the location. The Department of Public Health aims to finalize the second round of vaccinations in two to three weeks in order to start preparations for the third batch that is scheduled to arrive by the end of March.