Florence, July 28, 2021 – New vaccine supplies are on the way. From 12 noon tomorrow, Thursday 29 July, they will be bookable on the regional online portal 192 thousand new doses of the anti Covid vaccine: 32 thousand of Pfizer and Modern (for appointments from July 31 to August 8) and 160 thousand of Moderna (for vaccination sessions from August 9 to September). This will allow you to book, anticipate the reservation and take advantage of the last minute for the administration of the first dose of vaccine. Furthermore, yesterday, July 27, the publication in the Official Gazette of the latest determination by Aifa (the Italian Medicines Agency), which extends the use of the Moderna vaccine in minors aged 12 years or older.
Among the news announced and confirmed today, from tomorrow, Thursday 29 July, those over 60 (people between 60 and 79 years old) who have not yet vaccinated with the first dose, will be able to go, without having to book an appointment, to all hub in our region, where doses of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen serum will be made available to them. This opportunity is added to those already existing such as booking on the regional online portal or contacting the reference pharmacy or your general practitioner.
“We have already reached nearly four million vaccines administered between first and second doses. A remarkable result, which pushes us to make the most of all available tools, to continue on the path of vaccinating the Tuscan population with reasonable optimism – declares president Eugenio Giani-. The new doses arriving allow us to give further impetus to a vaccination campaign, which has never stopped and which immediately engaged the entire regional health system and our community at various levels. I thank the Tuscans who have understood the importance of getting vaccinated and all the women and men who are engaged daily in this collective effort with a sense of responsibility and altruism ”.
“With these new doses immediately available we give a further push forward to the vaccination campaign, aimed at all citizens, to reach the widest possible coverage – comments the councilor for Health Simone Bezzini -. Furthermore, we offer an extra opportunity to all those over 60 who have not yet booked the first dose and who can now get vaccinated even by going to vaccination centers without a reservation. Despite the important numbers we have recorded to date, we continue to push on the accelerator of vaccinations to protect individual and collective health ”.
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