LifestyleMass vaccination will be held tomorrow at the Convention Center and in VOCES centers

Mass vaccination will be held tomorrow at the Convention Center and in VOCES centers

Tomorrow Saturday the initiative will be carried out “Recharge your defenses” for the purpose of providing booster vaccination against COVID-19 in compliance with the new vaccination requirement to attend mass events that came into force on August 1, to the population of 12 years of age and older so that they can enjoy the shows and sports,

The vaccination will take place on Saturday, August 13 from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm in rooms 103 and 104 of the Puerto Rico Convention Center and in all VOCES vaccination centers.

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The Department of Health with VOCES Puerto Rico Immunization and Health Promotion Coalition, convention district and the Convention Centerjoin this initiative.

“Recharge your defenses” arises as part of the immunization efforts to keep the booster doses up to date in the country, given the high rate of infections, and to be able to enjoy all the artistic events and activities, according to the new regulations of the Department of Health.

“Efforts continue, we have not stopped taking the vaccine to communities, to high-risk groups and we continue with the call for triple protection provided by the booster. The new coronavirus vaccination order refers to the fact that to participate in mass events, it requires that everyone have their primary series and booster dose corresponding to their group, for this reason we call on everyone to protect their health and that of others. their relatives being fully vaccinated,” said the Secretary of the Department of Health, Carlos Mellado Lopez.

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Up-to-date vaccination against COVID-19 or being fully vaccinated refers to having completed booster doses:

● 18 to 49 years old – primary series (Pfizer or Moderna) and 1 booster dose

● 50 years and older – primary series (Pfizer or Moderna) and 2 booster doses

● People with compromised immune systems (18 and older) primary series (Pfizer or Moderna) and 2 booster doses

In addition to the Convention Center, the VOCES vaccination centers in Plaza Las Americas, Plaza del Sol, Plaza del Norte in Hatillo, Mayagüez Mall, El Canton Mall and Las Catalinas Mall, will be receiving the population by express line.

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