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Getting Vaccinated
  • How can I register to receive the first two doses of mRNA vaccines?
  • How can I register to receive Sinovac-CoronaVac?
  • How can I register to receive the Novavax/Nuvaxovid COVID-19 vaccine?
  • Who is eligible to receive fully-subsidised COVID-19 vaccinations under the National Vaccination Programme?
  • What should I take note of on vaccination day?
  • I have missed my vaccination appointment. What should I do?
  • When and how can I register for my vaccine doses to achieve minimum protection?
  • When and how can I register for my additional booster dose?
Children
  • I want to get my child/ward who is between 6 months and 4 years old vaccinated. What do I need to do?
  • I want to get my child/ward who is between 5 and 11 years old vaccinated. What do I need to do?
  • How can I register my child/ward (12 to 17 years old) for their vaccine doses?
  • How is the vaccination administered?
  • Will MOE/MOH consider making an exception to deploy home vaccination for children who are very ill and not ambulant?
  • Are international students included in this exercise?
  • Will it be possible for parents/guardians to be vaccinated together with their child/ward?
  • Will parents/guardians be allowed to accompany their child/ward to the vaccination locations?
  • What are the safeguards in place to ensure that the correct vaccine and dose are administered for children?
  • In light of EC19V’s recommendations, how will children with moderate to severe chronic medical conditions be prioritised for vaccination?
  • My employees have asked for time off to accompany their child(ren) for their vaccination. Can I request for them to take childcare leave instead?
  • If my child/ward has recovered from a COVID-19 infection before receiving his/her vaccination, how do I book an appointment for him/her?
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Getting Vaccinated

  How can I register to receive the first two doses of mRNA vaccines?
 A: For children aged 6 months to 11 years who have yet to receive any COVID-19 vaccine, parents/guardians will have to first register their child/ward at https://child.vaccine.gov.sg/. An SMS with a personalised booking link will be sent to the registered mobile number of the parent/guardian within three to five working days to book a vaccination appointment via the National Appointment System. At the moment, vaccination for 6 months to 11 years old is only available at dedicated Vaccination Centres (VCs), selected Polyclinics and Public Health Preparedness Clinics (PHPCs).

Please visit https://www.gowhere.gov.sg/vaccine to locate the nearest VC, Polyclinic or PHPC offering vaccines for children aged 6 months to 4 years, and 5 to 11 years.

Individuals in other age groups may receive their vaccinations via the following means:
• Individuals aged 12 to 17 years may walk in to any Joint Testing and Vaccination Centre (JTVC) offering the Pfizer-BioNTech/Comirnaty vaccine.
• Individuals aged 18 years and above may walk in to any JTVC.
• Seniors aged 60 years and above may walk in to any JTVC or participating PHPCs.

Individuals may also receive their vaccination at polyclinics and PHPCs. Vaccinations at polyclinics will only be offered on appointment basis, with the exception of seniors aged 80 years and above who may walk in for their vaccination. Individuals who wish to receive their vaccination at participating PHPCs are strongly encouraged to make an appointment with the PHPC to avoid long waiting times.

Under the National Vaccination Programme, children/wards below 18 years must have the consent of their parents/guardians to receive their vaccination. Those between the age of 13 to 17 years must bring a duly completed and signed hard or electronic copy of the parental consent form, which can be downloaded here. Those aged 12 and below must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.

Holders of Training Employment Pass, Training Work Permit, Work Holiday Pass, Special Pass and Short Term Visit Pass with a pass validity period of at least 60 days may walk in to any JTVC to receive their vaccination. The pass holder should bring along identifying documents such as a passport or approval of extension for verification purposes. No prior booking or registration is required.
  How can I register to receive Sinovac-CoronaVac?
  We strongly recommend that you receive the mRNA or Novavax/Nuvaxovid vaccines for your COVID-19 vaccinations, in view of the lower efficacy of the Sinovac-CoronaVac vaccine.

Should you choose to receive the Sinovac-CoronaVac vaccine instead, you may do so at selected participating Public Health Preparedness Clinics (PHPCs) offering the vaccine.  Please call the clinic beforehand to make an appointment. Please visit https://gowhere.gov.sg/vaccine for a list of the PHPCs offering the vaccine.

You should receive four doses of the Sinovac-CoronaVac vaccine to achieve minimum protection. 

If you are medically ineligible for the mRNA and Novavax/Nuvaxovid vaccines, and were previously invited to receive the Sinovac-CoronaVac vaccine under a special public health programme, please follow the instructions in your SMS invitation to continue with the regime.
  How can I register to receive the Novavax/Nuvaxovid COVID-19 vaccine?
A:  You may book an appointment using the link from your existing SMS invite, to receive your vaccination at any of the selected Polyclinics and participating Public Health Preparedness Clinics (PHPCs).

Please note that the Novavax/Nuvaxovid vaccine is only approved for use in persons aged 18 and above.
  Who is eligible to receive fully-subsidised COVID-19 vaccinations under the National Vaccination Programme?
 A: The following groups of residents and pass holders are eligible to receive fully-subsidised COVID-19 vaccinations under the National Vaccination Programme:

• Singapore Citizen
• Permanent Resident
• Employment Pass
• S-Pass
• Work Permit holders (including Confinement Nannies)
• Student’s Pass
• Dependant’s Pass
• MFA-issued IDs
• Long Term Visit Pass (and LTVP+)
• Training Employment Pass
• Training Work Permit
• Work Holiday Pass
• Special Pass
• Short-Term Visit Pass with a validity period of at least 60 days

Persons not on this list can receive COVID-19 vaccinations at their own expense under the Private Vaccination Programme (PVP). The list of participating clinics can be found at https://www.vaccine.gov.sg/locations/pvp.
  What should I take note of on vaccination day?
 A: • Bring your ID (NRIC/FIN/Student Pass) for both appointments.
• Please turn up on time.
• Please wear short sleeved attire, or sleeves loose enough to be rolled up.
• If you are unwell, or had fever in the past 24 hours, stay home and postpone your appointment.
  I have missed my vaccination appointment. What should I do?
 A: As much as possible, please turn up for your appointment to avoid denying someone else an appointment slot and to ensure a smooth vaccination process. Nevertheless, we understand that there could be extenuating circumstances (e.g. on MC, personal reasons) which could result in the appointment being missed. If you have missed your appointment, please rebook your appointment via the National Appointment System as soon as possible.
  When and how can I register for my vaccine doses to achieve minimum protection?
 A:

Persons who are eligible for their third dose will be invited from about five months after completing their second dose.

Parents/guardians of individuals aged 5 to 17 years will receive an SMS notification when their child/ward is eligible, to provide consent and book their child/ward’s booster vaccination appointment.

Eligible individuals aged 18 years and above will receive an SMS with a personalised link to book an appointment at https://appointment.vaccine.gov.sg.

Alternatively, all individuals aged 12 years and above who are eligible for their third dose of COVID-19 vaccination may walk in, without prior appointment, every day of the week, before 6.30pm:

  • Individuals aged 12 to 17 years may walk in to any Joint Testing and Vaccination Centre (JTVC) offering the Pfizer-BioNTech/Comirnaty vaccine. These individuals will be required to bring a duly completed and signed hard or electronic copy of the parental consent form, which can be downloaded here.
  • Individuals aged 18 years and above may walk into any JTVC.
  • If you are 60 years old and above, you may walk into any JTVC or participating Public Health Preparedness Clinics (PHPCs).
Individuals mentioned above may also receive their vaccination at Polyclinics and PHPCs. Vaccinations at Polyclinics will only be offered on appointment basis, with the exception of seniors aged 80 years and above who may walk in for their vaccination. Individuals who wish to receive their vaccination at participating PHPCs are strongly encouraged to make an appointment with the PHPC to avoid long waiting times.
  When and how can I register for my additional booster dose?
 A:

Persons aged 5 years and above should complete three mRNA or Novavax/Nuvaxovid doses, or four Sinovac-CoronaVac doses to achieve minimum protection.

After achieving minimum protection, persons aged 12 years and above should receive an additional booster dose between five months to one year from their last dose, to keep up-to-date with their COVID-19 vaccination. The updated bivalent vaccine is recommended for this. Bivalent Moderna/Spikevax vaccine is already available in JTVCs. From 12 December 2022, bivalent Pfizer-BioNTech/Comirnaty vaccine will be available at JTVCs, polyclinics and PHPCs.  Individuals will be considered up-to-date with their COVID-19 vaccination if they have received at least the minimum protection and their last vaccine dose was received within the past one year.

Persons aged 50 and above may walk into any Joint Testing and Vaccination Centre (JTVC) to receive their bivalent vaccine dose.

Persons aged 12 to 49 years will be invited to receive their bivalent vaccine dose when eligible. An SMS with a personalised booking link will be sent to the mobile number that you had registered for your previous COVID-19 vaccinations, and you may book an appointment at the vaccination sites offering the bivalent vaccines  via the personalised booking link provided.

We seek your patience and understanding that the SMS may take up to two weeks for some as more appointment slots become available. If you do not receive your SMS, please contact 69959199.

Please refer to https://gowhere.gov.sg/vaccine to locate the nearest vaccination site.


Children

  I want to get my child/ward who is between 6 months and 4 years old vaccinated. What do I need to do?
 A: Parents/guardians of children aged 6 months to 4 years need to register their interest for their child/ward to receive the vaccination at https://child.vaccine.gov.sg. An SMS with a personalised booking link will be sent to the registered mobile number of the parent/guardian within three to five working days to book a vaccination appointment. Vaccination for this age band is only available at dedicated Vaccination Centres (VCs) and selected Polyclinics offering the paediatric Moderna/Spikevax vaccine dose.

The Pfizer-BioNTech/Comirnaty COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for use in children aged 6 months to 4 years. More details on the rollout will be announced at a later date.

To find a vaccination location near you that offers the paediatric vaccines, please visit https://gowhere.gov.sg/vaccine.
  I want to get my child/ward who is between 5 and 11 years old vaccinated. What do I need to do?
 If your child/ward has not received any COVID-19 vaccinations, you may register your child/ward at https://child.vaccine.gov.sg. An SMS with a personalized booking link will be sent to the registered mobile number of the parent/guardian within three to five working days to book a vaccination appointment at dedicated Vaccination Centres (VC), selected Polyclinics or Public Health Preparedness Clinics (PHPCs) offering the paediatric Pfizer-BioNTech/Comirnaty vaccine.

Children aged 5 years and above who completed their second dose more than five months ago are recommended to take a third dose (also known as booster dose). Parents/guardians will receive an SMS at the mobile number that you had registered with for your child/ward’s previous COVID-19 vaccination appointment, and they may book an appointment via the personalised booking link provided. You must bring your child/ward’s form of identification (e.g. Birth Certificate/Passport/Student Identification Card/Singpass) on the day of vaccination for verification purposes. You are also required to accompany your child/ward when they receive their vaccination. 

To find a vaccination location near you that offers the paediatric vaccine, please visit https://gowhere.gov.sg/vaccine.
  How can I register my child/ward (12 to 17 years old) for their vaccine doses?
A:  Individuals aged 12 to 17 years old can walk in to any Joint Testing and Vaccination Centre (JTVC) offering the Pfizer-BioNTech/Comirnaty vaccine to receive their three doses for minimum protection, without the need for prior appointment. You will also receive an SMS inviting your child/ward to take their third dose (also known as booster dose) when eligible, at the mobile number that you had registered with for your child/ward’s previous COVID-19 vaccinations. If your child/ward is 12 to 17 years old, he/she will require your consent to receive his/her vaccinations.

You will also receive an SMS about five months after your child/ward has achieved minimum protection, to invite them to receive their additional booster dose to keep up-to-date with their COVID-19 vaccination. The updated bivalent Pfizer-BioNTech/Comirnaty vaccine is recommended for this. Walk-ins for this age group receiving their additional boosters are currently not allowed, and appointments should be booked beforehand via the personalised booking link which you will receive via SMS.

Individuals must bring along their identification document (e.g. Birth Certificate/Passport/Student Identification Card/Singpass) for verification purposes, as well as a duly completed and signed hard or electronic copy of the parental consent form, which can be downloaded here.

You do not need to accompany your child/ward if he/she is aged 13 years and above. However, if he/she is 12 years old or a student in a Special Education (SPED) school you will need to accompany him/her, as per the arrangements for the previous COVID-19 vaccinations.
  How is the vaccination administered?
 A: For children between 6 months and 4 years, the vaccine will be injected into the muscle of the thigh.

For persons aged 5 years and older, this vaccine will be injected into the muscle of the upper arm.
  Will MOE/MOH consider making an exception to deploy home vaccination for children who are very ill and not ambulant?
 A: Yes, MOH will work with healthcare institutions to deploy Home Vaccination Teams for children who are very ill and not ambulant.
  Are international students included in this exercise?
 A: The vaccination exercise is also open to all individuals aged 5 to 11 years who are long-term pass holders. This will include international students in various education institutions if they are long-term pass holders. Students attending International Schools will need to register via the National Appointment System (NAS) here. To facilitate the booking process, parents/guardians should use their own contact details to register for their child/ward. An SMS with a personalised link will be sent to this contact number to book an appointment. Parents/guardians can expect the booking link within three to five working days after registering their interest. This process is similar to how parents/guardians registered for their vaccination earlier in the exercise.
  Will it be possible for parents/guardians to be vaccinated together with their child/ward?
 A:

Parents/guardians who accompany their children/wards aged 12 years and under for vaccination will not be able to receive vaccination together with their child/ward as the dosage for adults and children are different.

  Will parents/guardians be allowed to accompany their child/ward to the vaccination locations?
 A:

Yes, if your child/ward is 12 years old and below.

 What are the safeguards in place to ensure that the correct vaccine and dose are administered for children?
 A:MOH has introduced stringent procedures at Vaccination Centres to ensure that the correct vaccine and dose are administered. This includes segregating the vaccination booths for the two groups of children, two levels of verification on age, and increased training for both registration and vaccination staff.
 In light of EC19V’s recommendations, how will children with moderate to severe chronic medical conditions be prioritised for vaccination?
  A:Vaccination for children with moderate to severe chronic medical conditions will be conducted in-situ at KK Women and Children’s Hospital and the National University Hospital.
 My employees have asked for time off to accompany their child(ren) for their vaccination. Can I request for them to take childcare leave instead?
  A:You are strongly encouraged to give time off to your employees for their children’s vaccination, including any mandatory observation post vaccination if the vaccination is done during working hours. For employees who require a longer period away from work, they may take childcare leave or annual leave.
 If my child/ward has recovered from a COVID-19 infection before receiving his/her vaccination, how do I book an appointment for him/her?
  A:For children aged 6 months to 11 years who have yet to receive any COVID-19 vaccination and have passed three months from the date of diagnosis but have not received an SMS to book a vaccination appointment, parents/guardians may register their interest for their children/ward to receive their vaccination at child.vaccine.gov.sg. An SMS with a personalised booking link will be sent to the registered mobile number within three to five working days to book an appointment via the National Appointment System.

Parents/guardians with an existing SMS to book an appointment may use the booking link in that SMS without needing to go through the registration step.

Please visit gowhere.gov.sg/vaccine to locate the nearest Vaccination Centre (VC), Polyclinic or participating Public Health Preparedness Clinic (PHPC) offering paediatric vaccines.

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