Getting vaccinated in Geneva - Choose what suits you best:
- Register online via the One.doc.* vaccination platform.
Currently, the waiting time between registration and the first appointment is between 2 and 5 days.
With the "direct booking" system, which gives access from the One.doc platform to the agenda of several centres and allows you to choose a vaccination date, the waiting time for an appointment can be further reduced.
- Opt for vaccination without registration and without prior appointment.
Allow for a possible waiting time on site depending on the number of people waiting in the queue. System available in several vaccination centres and with the mobile vaccination device vacci-road.
- Register directly by email or telephone.
Possible in some medical centres or pharmacies: Centre médical Opale, pharmacieplus du Mandement (Satigny) or Pharmacie Bleue in Vésenaz.
- If you have problems registering online (technological or language barriers), you can get help from the general information line (0800 909 400) or contact the Geneva Red Cross reception desk (see below).
Only people who can be vaccinated in Geneva and who come with all the required documents will have access to the vaccination sites.
You will find on the Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 web pages, all information concerning vaccination against COVID-19 in the canton of Geneva :
- Why get vaccinated?
- What are the admissibility criteria for vaccination in Geneva and who has priority?
- How to register online?
- Where can one get vaccinated?
- How many people have received their vaccines?
- How will the vaccination campaign take place?
The HUG vaccination centre (Centre médical universitaire-CMU) is no longer open at weekends (vaccination without appointment).
See other available walk-in vaccination sites.
From Thursday 7 October, the Janssen vaccine from Johnson & Johnson will be available to people who live in the canton. It will be administered at the m3 Sanitrade-Chêne centre in Eaux-Vives, by appointment through the vaccination registration platform ge.covid-vaccin.ch.
From 4 to 9 October, the vacci-road will be on tour in the city of Lancy. Vaccination without appointment on the ground floor of the Lancy shopping centre. Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday: 9am-7pm / Thursday-Friday: 9am-7.30pm / Saturday: 9am-6pm.
The direct booking system is now available for all major vaccination centres (m3 Sanitrade Chêne & Meyrin, HUG-CMU, Centre médical d'Onex, Hirslanden-Grangettes, Centre Médical at Chêne-Bourg and Permanence Médico-Chirurgicale Rond-Point Plainpalais). This system simplifies the booking of appointments and shortens waiting times. People registering for a vaccination have direct access to the calendar of several centres connected to the "direct booking" system. The direct booking system also allows people to change their own vaccination appointment if necessary after registration.
Adolescents aged 12 to 15, who wish to protect themselves against an infection, may register for vaccination on the COVID-19 vaccination platform.
Consent of parents or guardians is not required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. It is however recommended that a parent(s) accompany their child(ren) to the vaccination appointment.
Persons eligible for vaccination in Geneva who received their first dose of vaccine abroad can receive their second dose in Geneva as long as their vaccine is recognised in Switzerland (Comirnaty® - Pfizer/BioNTech ; Spikevax® - Moderna & Vaxzevria® (CH1DoX1-S) - AstraZeneca) and they have proof of vaccination. They can submit a request by e-mail.
As of September 14, 2021, pregnant women no longer need to present a medical certificate, nor their written consent to be vaccinated. Since May 28, 2021, the FOPH has expanded its recommendation for vaccination with mRNA vaccines, starting in the second trimester, for all pregnant women. Vaccination is also recommended for breastfeeding women as well as women who are planning a pregnancy.