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Vaccination timeline



CURRENTLY:  The vacation period is behind the corner, so please take into account your planned vacation when booking a vaccination date (dates for the two-dose vaccine). 

The covid-19 vaccination schedule is as follows:

At the end of December - the first Pfizer/BioNTech vaccines arrived in the Czech Republic. The vaccine will be divided between regions, distribution vaccination sites, and hospitals. The goal is to vaccinate healthcare professionals, who are in close contact with covid- 19 positive patients and seniors.

January - March 2021 - Phase IA

15 January 2021 - CRS for persons 80+ launched, and thus the IA vaccination phase begins

26 January 2021 - CRS for healthcare professionals belongs to the phase IA launched

27 February 2021- registration of pedagogical and non-pedagogical staff of schools and school facilities for the CRS

Guidelines for vaccination of pedagogical staff can be found here. (only in the Czech language)

March - April 2021 - Phase IB

1 March 2021 - CRS available for registration and subsequent reservation of persons 70+, general practitioners started vaccinating according to the agreement with the regional coordinators.

Guidelines for vaccination of persons 70+ can be found here. (only in the Czech language) 

24 March 2021 - Registration for persons with the chronic disease started (regardless of age). Find out more on the Patient Organizations website (only in Czech). 

28 - 29 March 2021 - at midnight the priority vaccinations of employees of the school and non-school facilities will end. Find out more in the Life Situation Vaccination of Teachers and Other School Employees.

7 April 2021 - registration for social workers began (only workers who have a special code from their provider) 

12 April 2021 - registration of chronic patients with a lower priority  (Second priority group, only available in Czech)

14 April 2021 - registration of citizens 65+ who did not have the opportunity to register as chronic patients 

23 April 2021 - the registration of persons 60+ 

28 April 2021 - the registration of persons 55+ 

3 May 2021 - persons caring for a person of III. and IV. degree of dependence on the care allowance will be able to register for vaccination against the covid-19 disease. 

3 May 2021 -  registration of academic staff of universities 

5 May 2021 - the registration of persons 50+ 

11 May 2021 - the registration of persons 45+ 

15 May 2021 - Validity of Codes for chronic patients ends. (We recommend registering as soon as you receive your code.) 

15 May 2021 - codes for chronic patients with a lower priority (priority registration started on 12 April) ends. 

17 May 2021 - registration of persons 40+ 

24 May 2021 - registration of persons 35+ 

26 May 2021 - registration of persons 30+ 

4 June 2021 - registration of persons 16+ will start

15 June 2021 - the validity of codes for academic staff and carers ends. Registrations made until this date remain valid.

The validity of codes for chronic patients is also extended until this date (the start of issuing codes on 24 March and 12 April, depending on priority). Do not forget to register until mid-June. Registrations made on time remain valid even after the codes are revoked.

We reiterate that the above timeline relies on minor changes in the vaccine supply. If there are not enough vaccines, the schedule may change. The Czech Republic cannot influence the speed and amount of vaccine deliveries to the Czech Republic, only how many vaccines will be (pre) ordered.