Ministry of Health & Social Development
Environmental Health
Release Date:
Thursday, 8 April 2021 - 3:49pm

Residents who received their first dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine should prepare to schedule the second dose after April 22.

This date is in line with the newly advised 10 to 12 week timeline for the administration of the second dose. Persons who show up prior to the April 22 date without their vaccination cards to prove they received their first dose and to verify the date, will be offered assistance.

Residents who received their vaccinations are also encouraged to secure their cards at all times and when getting their vaccines to provide additional proof of identification such as a passport, driver’s license  or a NHI Card.


Adrianna J. Soverall

Information Officer
Department of Information and Public Relations
Telephone: 468-3701 ext. 2730
Email:    asoverall@gov.vg