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Dosing interval of 3–4 months for the third vaccination for risk groups and people over 60 years of age

Published 20.12.2021 16.25

In Tampere and Orivesi, the dosing interval for the second and third coronavirus vaccinations for people over 60 years of age and for those in medical risk groups 1 and 2 is being reduced to 3–4 months. More vaccination appointments continue to be made available. In addition, vaccination evenings are organised at health centres. The evenings start with people over 80 years of age.

At the health centres in Hatanpää, Hervanta, Kaukajärvi, Lielahti, Linnainmaa, Tammelakeskus and Tipotie, vaccinations are given without an appointment as follows:

– people over 80: Monday, 20 December 2021, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
– people over 75: Tuesday, 21 December 2021, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
– people over 73: Wednesday, 22 December 2021, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
– people over 71: Monday, 27 December 2021, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
– people over 69: Tuesday, 28 December 2021, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
– people over 67: Wednesday, 29 December 2021, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
– people over 65: Thursday, 30 December 2021, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
– people over 63: Monday, 3 January 2022, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
– people over 61: Tuesday, 4 January 2022, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
– people over 60: Wednesday, 5 January 2022, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Vaccinations are available by appointment at the vaccination unit in Hatanpää and health centres. You can book an appointment online at www.tampere.fi/covid19vaccinations or by telephone on 03 5657 0023 (open every day from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.).

People under 60 years of age may schedule an appointment or get their third vaccination if at least six months have passed from the second vaccination. The dosing interval will be reduced once the vaccination coverage for people over 60 years of age is at a good level.

First and second vaccinations continue to be given to all persons over 12 years of age.

Orivesi residents can also get vaccinated at Tampere health centres and pop-up points. In addition, more vaccination appointments are available at the Orivesi Health Centre: tampere.fi/koronarokotuksetorivedella