8. Vaccination in Geneva: numbers and campaign
As of 16 September 2021, 635'041 doses have been administered since the beginning of the vaccination campaign to persons residing in Geneva and to border residents. 338'961 people have received their 1st dose of vaccine, 295'790 people their 2nd dose of vaccine and 290 highly vulnerable persons a 3rd dose.
The vaccination campaign is now open to all people aged 12 years+.
|20 Sept.||Opening of the vaccination centre of the Permanence Médico-Chirurgicale Rond-Point Plainpalais (initially intended primarily for university students) (vaccination with or without appointment).|
|15 Sept||Opening of the vaccination centre of the Medical Centre in Chêne-Bourg CMCB (vaccination with or without appointment).|
|11 Sept.||The CMU-HUG vaccination centre is open at week-ends for walk-in vaccination.
End of the vaccination operation in the Pharmacies principales de la Praille and Balexert.
|6 Sept.||Opening of a new walk-in vaccination centre on the right bank: PHARMAshop open from Tuesday to Saturday.
Launch of the Vacci-road - mobile vaccination team on a weekly tour of shopping centres and other high density locations (UNIGE; HES etc.).
|31 July||The m3 Sanitrade centre makes available a number of appointment-free vaccination slots for all persons as of 12 years.|
|End of July||Closing of the Palexpo vaccination centre, the Carouge vaccination centre and the La Tour vaccination centre.|
Appointment-free vaccination for adults on Wednesday afternoons and Saturdays at the Centre commercial de Balexert in collaboration with the Pharmacie Principale group.
|14 July||Appointment-free vaccination for adults on Wednesday afternoons and Saturdays at the Centre commercial de la Praille in collaboration with the Pharmacie Principale group.|
|Beginning of July||
Closing of the vaccination centre of the Clinique générale Beaulieu, the vaccination centre of the Pharmacie populaire group (rue Carteret) and the vaccination centre in Cologny.
|18 June||Partnership with the FER : companies who are members of the FER may register for vaccination slots made available for their employees.|
|16 June||Opening of registration for young persons aged 12-15 years old. Vaccination sheduled to start on 2nd July.|
|14 June||Launch of a pilote vaccination project in a medical centre in Chêne-Bourg: Centre Médical Opale|
|19 May||Opening of vaccination to all people in the 16-44 age group.|
Opening of the vaccination centre in Cologny (Clinique Hirslanden-Grangettes) with a potential injection capacity of 4,00 doses per day.
Launch of two pilot projects for registration and vaccination in pharmacies (Pharmacie Bleue in Vésenaz and Pharmacieplus du Mandement in Satigny).
|3 May||Launch of a project for the co-management by the Pharmacie Populaire group of the COVID-19 vaccination schedule (project intended for vulnerable people aged 65+ for whom computer tools present a technological barrier with regards to their online registration.|
|19 April||Opening of a vaccine site at Palexpo with a potential injection capacity of 4,000 doses per day, which will be managed by the association of Geneva doctors (AMGe) and the association of pharmacy owners of the canton of Geneva (PharmaGeneve)|
|12 April||Opening of the vaccination to 45-54 and 55-64 age groups|
|6 April||Opening of the vaccination to all health professionals and socio-sanitary categories in contact with patients or vulnerable persons (Group II)|
|April and May||Increase in vaccine deliveries: between 18,000 and 20,000 doses should be supplied each week in Geneva (half Moderna and half Pfizer), making it possible to double the number of vaccinations per week and to gradually extend vaccination to other population groups depending on registration, and then to the entire population|
Opening of a new vaccination centre on the Hospital de la Tour site
Opening of vaccination to staff and residents in facilities for people with disabilities
|17 March||People aged 65+ have priority for vaccination registration|
|23 February||Following the delivery of 5,000 doses of vaccine, the vaccination programme in vaccination centres is opened to adults with high vulnerability criteria (who have requested and received a certificate from their general practitioner proving that they have priority access for vaccination against COVID-19) and also, on their workplace, to health workers in contact with high-risk people|
|25 January||Opening of two new vaccination centres: Clinique Générale Beaulieu and Clinique des Grangettes|
|20 January||Opening of a vaccination centre at the Geneva University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG)|
|As of 18 January 2021||Delivery of the third consignment of Pfizer vaccines
People aged 75+ and highly vulnerable adults, regardless of their age, have priority for vaccination registration
|15 January||Delivery of the first consignment of Moderna* vaccines|
|As of 4 January 2021||Delivery of the second consignment of Pfizer vaccines and beginning of the vaccination of people aged 75 years+ in social medical institutions (EMS), in certain units of the HUG and in three vaccination centres (M3 Sanitrade, Clinique et permanence d'Onex, Clinique de Carouge|
|23 December 2020||Delivery of the first consignment of Pfizer* vaccines and beginning of the vaccination of people aged 75 years+ in a residential home for the elderly (IEPA) (as of December 28th)|
* Vaccines against COVID-19
In Switzerland, the vaccines currently used in the COVID-19 vaccination campaign are the following: Pfizer/BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine Comirnaty® and Moderna's Spikevax®.