The covid vaccination booster campaign has been open since Saturday, November 27 to all adults, and many have already come to receive their third dose. Sunday, November 28, the firefighters of the SDIS of Calvados, who manage the center, administered 1566 injections.
Some even came from far away like Pauline, 27, who lives in Carentan. in the Channel: “There is no risk of an appointment with my husband, the Doctolib site was overloaded, so when we saw that there were free slots in Caen, we said to ourselves that we were going to move it.. “
The circuit is done rather quickly: you must first fill out a form, then consult with staff at the center to check their vaccine history and finally, to be able to receive the injection. “It went quickly, I even left the surveillance zone before the scheduled time of my appointment!», Smiles Aude, 18 years old.
Protect yourself before the end of the year holidays
The main motivation for doing this third dose of vaccine is to be able to extend your health pass in this way. But much also to the risks of the virus spreading, especially with the approach of the end of the year holidays. “In less than a month, we will be reuniting with our families, parents, grandparents, so people who are sometimes fragile, at risk, thought Pierre, 28, and I don’t want to take the risk of infecting them at Christmas. ”
Currently, the center provides nearly 1,500 appointments per day, a figure that can adapt to future needs. “If ever we need to open more slots per day, we start going up to more than 2000 daily appointments, Explain Pierre-Yves Le Houssel, chief physician of the SDIS du Calvados, the system is running smoothly because at the height of the vaccination campaign this summer, we provided nearly 2300 injections per day. “This vaccination center opened last May.
The vaccination center at the exhibition center in Caen is open 6 days a week, Tuesday to Sunday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.. The appointment is made via the keldoc.com website.