What covid vaccine should I get if I am between 12 and 15 years old? Catalan teenagers can make an appointment in advance from this Wednesday through the website of the Departament de Salut. All about the Pfizer vaccine: dosage, side effects, effectiveness.
As of this Wednesday, young Catalans between 12 and 15 years old can request an appointment to receive the covid-19 vaccine . With this decision that the Government has made this Tuesday, doubts arise about what vaccine they are going to receive and how they can make an appointment .
The ‘president’ of the Generalitat, Pere Aragonès , after the meeting of the Government, has indicated this Tuesday that it is an age group that has ” suffered especially the effects of the pandemic “, due to the limitation of the social interaction that they have had, at ages when they are key to the personal development of adolescents. In addition, he added that it is important to immunize them to “facilitate the proper functioning of secondary and high school centers for the coming year .”
Catalonia opens vaccination for young people between 12 and 15 years of age from today
To date, a total of 4,568,785 Catalans already have the complete vaccination schedule and more than five million (5,108,452) have received the first dose, according to data provided this Tuesday by Salut.
In principle, this group of young people up to 15 years of age will be immunized with Pfizer , one of the four vaccines authorized by the European Medicines Agency , and will be able to make an appointment starting this Wednesday through the website of the Department of Health .
With the exception of the young people of 2009 who are still 11 years old, who will have to wait until they turn 12 to be able to do so. In addition, they will have to be accompanied by the father, mother or legal guardian on the day of the appointment, both in the first dose and in the second.