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Portugal: 55+ Now Can Book Vaccine Online

The firefighters (bombeiros) station in Oliveira do Hospital, Coimbra District, where vaccinations are administered upstairs


Those 55 and older can sign up online for a COVID-19 vaccination appointment, according to SIC Noticias (May 13).

Since the end of April, only those 65 and older could use the online service. The past weekend, those 60 and older could do so. On March 8, more than 40,000 signed up online, according to SIC Noticias (May 9).

Date of birth, patient number and fiscal number are required for the Directorate of Health (DGS) form. After choosing a location, an appointment day is issued online immediately. An SMS follows with a confirmed time.

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