Vaccination of teenagers against coronavirus started in Moscow

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Vaccination of teenagers against coronavirus started in Moscow
Vaccination of teenagers against coronavirus started in Moscow
31 January, 13:30CityPhoto: Фото: 1MI
Adolescents aged 12 to 17 can be vaccinated free of charge at 13 centers based in Moscow's city children's clinics. Vaccinations are made with the Sputnik M drug, previously approved for use.

You can sign up for a vaccination online at the State Services, in the My Moscow application or emias.info, as well as by phone, according to amessage on the website of the capital's mayor's office. You can find out the addresses of polyclinics and their work schedule on mos.ru.

You need to have a birth certificate or passport, compulsory medical insurance policy, as well as SNILS with you. SNILS will be needed in order to obtain a certificate of vaccination at the State Services.

Recall that the Sputnik M vaccine was created on the basis of the adult Sputnik V vaccine. It is no different from the adult vaccine, except for the dosage, which is five times lower for adolescents. Vaccination is carried out in two stages also with an interval of 21 days. You need to sign up only for the first appointment, the registration for the second one will happen automatically. Vaccination of adolescents is carried out with the written permission of the parents.

A contraindication to vaccination is the exacerbation of chronic diseases and the manifestation of signs of a cold. Also, do not get vaccinated against coronavirus if your teenager has been vaccinated against other infectious diseases within the last 30 days.

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