This mom ensured her three children were vaccinated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer vaccine. (Image: IVAN TOOLSIE)

The Ministry of Health is reminding parents and guardians that full vaccination is achieved two weeks after the second dose of the vaccine. Parents and guardians are therefore encouraged to check their child’s Immunization card to confirm the date that the first dose was administered and to ensure that they present their children for their second dose three (3) weeks later. Details follow in this press release. 

On Wednesday 18th August, 2021 the Ministry of Health began the administration of COVID-19 vaccines to persons aged 12 to 18 years. To date, over 33,000 persons in Trinidad and Tobago from this age group have received their first dose of this World Health Organization (WHO) approved COVID-19 vaccine.  

Parents and guardians are reminded that full vaccination is achieved two (2) weeks after receipt of the second dose of this WHO-approved vaccine.  

Parents and guardians are therefore encouraged to check their child’s Immunization card to confirm the date that the first dose was administered and to ensure that they present their children for their second dose three (3) weeks later. This second dose can be accessed and is available at any of the twenty-five (25) convenient vaccination locations throughout the country as provided below. 

Remember, that being vaccinated plus adherence to the public health guidelines provides optimum protection for you and your loved ones in the fight against COVID-19. Don’t delay…Vaccinate today. 

COVID-19 Vaccination Locations for Persons 12 to 18 Years Old  

North 

  Hasely Crawford Stadium (Drive-thru) 

  National Academy for the Performing Arts (NAPA) 

  Paddock, Queens Park Savannah Central 

  Ato Boldon Stadium 

  UTT Chaguanas Campus 

East 

COSTATT Campus, El Dorado  

Frankie Boodram Wallerfield International Raceway (Drive-thru)  

Larry Gomes Stadium  

 Duranta Gardens Community Centre  

National Racquet Centre, Tacarigua  

Sangre Grande Civic Centre  

Hansraj Sumairsingh Multipurpose Complex, Rio Claro  

Mayaro Civic Centre  

South  

Cedros Health Centre (22nd to 23rd and 26th to 28th September, 2021)  

Debe Health Centre  

National Energy Skills Centre (NESC) Campus – La Brea (8th to 14th September, 2021)  

Penal PowerGen Site  

South West Regional Indoor Facility, Point Fortin (15th to 21st September, 2021)  

Southern Academy for the Performing Arts (SAPA)  

Tobago  

Canaan Health Centre  

Les Coteaux Health Centre 

Mason Hall Community Centre  

Roxborough Health Centre  

Scarborough Health Centre  

Magdalena Grand Beach and Golf Resort