“In view of the forthcoming entry into force of the new provisions on green certification and the extension of the vaccination obligation to some new professional categories, to guarantee all vaccinations to obliged categories and to citizens whose green certification is about to expire, they will be progressively increased vaccinations “. The news was given by the deputy governor of the Region with responsibility for Health Riccardo Riccardi.
“From today at 6 pm – explains Riccardi – the administration of the booster to the obligatory category of all operators in the socio-medical and socio-assistance health sectors, students, postgraduates and trainees in the health area, including technical and administrative staff for which the Green Pass is due by December 31, 2021. For this category, seats will be reserved in the booking agendas that will remain available until Monday 6 December. At the time of vaccination it will be necessary to present a self-certification which, for health professionals, is already available on the website of the Region and the Health Authorities “.
For operators of Law enforcement, prison police (including civilian personnel), school and university staff and firefighters who must be vaccinated or for which the Green Pass is expiring by 31 December 2021, the opening of priority agendas will be communicated in the next few days and self-certification will be made available to be presented at the time of vaccination.
“From 2pm on December 1st – the deputy governor still remembers – the possibility of booking the booster dose will be extended to citizens between the ages of 18 and 39, provided they have been vaccinated at least five months earlier (150 days) with the primary course. The number of places available is currently limited and will be progressively increased in consideration of the progress of the vaccination campaign in the categories for which vaccination is compulsory “.
“The absolute priority – explains Riccardi – however remains the vaccination of those who have not yet been vaccinated. In any case, the companies of the regional health system continuously reserve the availability of the vaccine for these people. The new duration of the green certification (9 months instead of 12) will come into effect from 15 December; there is no contraindication – concludes the deputy governor – to administer one of the two mRNA vaccines (Pfizer or Moderna) as a “booster” regardless of the previous vaccine “.