Malaysia : Senior Walk-In Vaccination Starts Nationwide!

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Senior citizens can now walk-in and get their vaccination at any Vaccine Administration Centre (PPV) across the nation!

Here is what you need to know!

 

Malaysia : Senior Walk-In Vaccination To Start Nationwide!

On 2 August 2021, National COVID-19 Immunisation Programme coordinating minister, Khairy Jamaluddin, announced that :

  • CITF has decided to expand the walk-in vaccination programme for senior citizens to the rest of the country.
  • officially, the walk-in vaccination programme for senior citizens will kick off next week
  • some states have already started to allow senior citizens to walk-in for their vaccinations, while other states are preparing to do so
  • announcements will be made by the state CITF on when their state can start implementing the programme

This is part of the government’s effort to fully vaccinate 40% of the adult population in all states by 31 August 2021.

On 7 August 2021, CITF announced that walk-in vaccination for senior citizens are now available in :

  • Perak
  • Kedah
  • Penang
  • Sabah
  • Melaka
  • Sarawak

Malaysia : Senior Walk-In Vaccination Starts Nationwide!

Just like the vaccination programme for senior citizens in the Klang Valley, this walk-in vaccination programme will be limited to :

  • senior citizens age 60 years and above,
  • who have NOT registered for vaccination, or
  • who have NOT received any vaccine appointment

If you have already received your vaccine appointments, please adhere to the appointment.

A smaller subset of adults can also walk-in for COVID-19 vaccination across the nation :

  • Senior citizens
  • Individuals with disabilities (OKU)
  • Individuals with comorbidities, who are 18 years or older
  • Individuals who missed their second dose *
  • Teachers, executive group and support service contract workers in educational institutions under the Ministry of Education.

Read more : Nationwide Walk-In Vaccination Details For Special Groups!

 

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