The Health Service opens vaccination to the population over 18 years of age so that they can receive the booster dose against COVID-19, as determined by the National Vaccination Strategy of the Ministry of Health.

In the Balearic Islands there is a target population of 18 to 39 years without a booster dose of 160,995 people. Of these, 122,856 are from Mallorca, 14,072 from Menorca, 22,495 from Ibiza and 1,572 from Formentera.

The conditions that must be met in order to receive the booster dose are being over 18 years of age, having received the complete vaccination schedule against COVID-19 and that at least five months have passed since the last dose in the cases of Pfizer or Modern or three months if it is Vaxzevria (AstraZeneca) or Janssen.

In addition, people who have passed the infection have to wait four weeks to be vaccinated with the booster dose.

Through BitCita you can request an appointment for the following vaccination points: in Mallorca, Hospital Son Dureta, Espacio Francesc Quetglas (Palma), Hospital Sant Joan de Déu (Palma), Hospital Universitari Son Espases, Hospital Universitario Son Llàtzer, Hospital Comarcal of Inca and Hospital of Manacor; in Menorca they will be vaccinated in health centers and in the Mateu Orfila Hospital; in the Pitiusas, the vaccines will be administered at the Can Misses Hospital, at the Sant Antoni de Portmany, Vila and Santa Eulària des Riu health centers and at the Formentera Hospital.

To date, the booster dose vaccination campaign has already vaccinated 54.4% of the target population. Currently, vaccination coverage for those over 5 years of age is 86%. 26.49% of boys and girls between 5 and 11 years old have already received the vaccine.

A nurse applies a vaccine against COVID-19. Photo: GOIB.