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Fourth dose of Covid-19 vaccine available to vulnerable groups

The Ministry of Health informs that as of tomorrow, May 11 2022, the vaccination procedure against COVID-19 with a 4th dose (2nd booster dose) with an MRNA vaccine to vulnerable groups of the population, regardless of age, which include individuals with:

  • Diabetes mellitus,
  • Severe obesity: BMI ≥40 ή ≥35 with metabolic syndrome,

provided that a period of 5 months has elapsed since the administration of the 3rd/booster dose.

Those eligible may visit walk-in vaccination centres, presenting a medical report by a Specialist Doctor, along with ID or passport and their vaccination card, or can declare interest in arranging an appointment for vaccination through their treating doctor, by sending a request to the address: [email protected]         

The administration of the booster/4th dose of a vaccine is optional.

Timetable of walk-in vaccination centres

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 8:00a.m. – 3p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8:00a.m. – 6p.m.
  • Saturday: 8:00a.m. – 1p.m.

Vaccination centres

Nicosia: State Fair

Larnaka: Larnaka Old Hospital

Lemesos: Linopetra Health Centre

Pafos: Pafos General Hospital

Ammochostos: Ammochostos Health Centre

Kyperounta: Vaccination Centre (former COOP)

Poli Chrysochous: Polis Chrysochous Hospital (every Tuesday 9:30a.m. until 2:00p.m..

It is reminded that the vaccine may be administered 14 days after illness, provided that there is no active symptoms onset.

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