For the home vaccination program that starts today, Monday, August 2, 2021, the Municipality of Athens, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, the 1st Health District and EODY, spoke in Athens 9.84 and to Giannis Papageorgiou the Deputy Mayor of Social Solidarity, Mr. Nikos Vafeiadis.
He pointed out that the services of the Municipality, in cooperation with the specific bodies, will carry out home vaccinations for the elderly, people with disabilities, helpless and lonely people who are unable to go to the vaccination centers in Athens.
The vaccination will be carried out by mobile units of the Municipality, which are staffed with medical and nursing staff of the Health Centers of the 1st RAE that belong to the geographical boundaries of the Municipality of Athens.
"The program for vaccination at home was a request of our citizens and we responded. We have spread a social protection net for the residents of Athens and realizing that there are acute social problems, we created this program, after an agreement with the Ministry of Health. This action has been undertaken by a group of the Public Health Organization and the Municipality of Athens ".
In fact, he asked for the understanding of the citizens, as, as he mentioned, since this is an action that started just today "There are some small problems, but they will be solved soon."
At the same time, he stressed that The program of the Municipality of Athens for the transportation of vulnerable citizens to and from the vaccination centers continues.
It is noted that for their best service, Citizens should contact 210 3428745, from 8:00 to 17:00, in order to register their participation in the vaccination program at home, while for further information they can also contact the call center of the Municipality of Athens, in 1595.