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When can we take covid vaccine

Hi, I am now working and holding a B permit in Switzerland. Does any one know when or how can we take a covid vaccine? Do we just call our family doctor to make an appointment or someone will notify us when it becomes available?

I do not have any symptom now, just want to take vaccine, because I still need to go outside for my work.

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Hi, I am now working and holding a B permit in Switzerland. Does any one know when or how can we take a covid vaccine? Do we just call our family doctor to make an appointment or someone will notify us when it becomes available?

I do not have any symptom now, just want to take vaccine, because I still need to go outside for my work.

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https://www.zh.ch/de/gesundheit/coro...s-impfung.html
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Old 26.01.2021, 10:21
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Re: When can we take covid vaccine

Are you over 80?

If not, it's going to be a long wait.

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Re: When can we take covid vaccine

I sent a polite email to my doctor, asking the same question, and was sent quite an angry PDF statement in response, full of exclamation marks and capitals, basically saying "STOP HASSLING US!" TBH, I was pretty pissed off as the doctor's website has never mentioned Covid once in the last year, and it would save a lot of enquiries if they put their (politer) statement up there.

Anyway, in among the ranting it basically said that for Zurich (my Kanton) all relevant information would be found here:
https://www.zh.ch/de/gesundheit/coro...s-impfung.html

The rant went on to say that all local doctors in Zurich had been sent 100 doses which had been quickly used up, and that they were waiting to hear about arrangements for mass-vaccination centres because administering vaccines in doctors' surgeries was impractical due to the space and ventilation requirements.
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Old 26.01.2021, 10:57
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Re: When can we take covid vaccine

The important part from chuff's link:

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In this first phase of the vaccination campaign with little vaccine, the focus is therefore on people aged 75 and over and people with severe previous illnesses (high-risk patients regardless of age) who are most at risk from COVID-19 disease.
I guess being first in the line to get a vaccine is not a privilege, it's a consolation prize. I don't envy at all the first in the line.
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Re: When can we take covid vaccine

with this speed in Switzerland, you wont get it this year and there will never be herd immunity..
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with this speed in Switzerland, you wont get it this year and there will never be herd immunity..
Stop scaremongering.
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Re: When can we take covid vaccine

The OFSP/BAG reckons that all those who want to be vaccinated should get one by this summer.
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Re: When can we take covid vaccine

An I rekon that pigs can fly.

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Re: When can we take covid vaccine

Get in the long line and wait
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Re: When can we take covid vaccine

here is the online evaluation tool for canton vaud

https://coronavax.unisante.ch/evaluation
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Hi, I am now working and holding a B permit in Switzerland. Does any one know when or how can we take a covid vaccine? Do we just call our family doctor to make an appointment or someone will notify us when it becomes available?

I do not have any symptom now, just want to take vaccine, because I still need to go outside for my work.

Thanks
By the way, have you found out where to buy a lamp?
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with this speed in Switzerland, you wont get it this year and there will never be herd immunity..
You started so well, but the second half was disappointing. It should've continued like this "... and we are all going to be infected and reach herd immunity without a vaccine".

You know, one way or the other, it will be reached eventually, even despite all mutations.
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Re: When can we take covid vaccine

Here is a calculator to know when you are likely to be up:

German: https://www.omnicalculator.com/healt...echner-schweiz
French: https://www.omnicalculator.com/healt...-vaccin-suisse
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Re: When can we take covid vaccine

Aargau is in the sub-65 band... a family member (55-64 age group) got the text for the booking, and will be getting the vax on Saturday,
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Here is a calculator to know when you are likely to be up:

German: https://www.omnicalculator.com/healt...echner-schweiz
French: https://www.omnicalculator.com/healt...-vaccin-suisse
4 million folks in front of me, estimated time for the second shot end of May through middle of July.


And I was soooooo hoping to be able to head back to the US for Mother's Day.
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Re: When can we take covid vaccine

Here is the link to details from Vaud.

https://monitoring.unisante.ch/d/krL...d=4&refresh=5m

Not the best results so far. In the over 75 group they are only up to 55% (going up 1% per day at the moment). I know people who are waiting.

A slight positive is that they did close to 4'000 doses today and the number per day seems to be going up. Hopefully it continues/improves.

In the other age groups the doses you see would be people with health problems or people who are in contact with the elderly or people with health problems. For example, my doctor told me that she can't get the shot yet as she is not working in the emergency department.
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4 million folks in front of me,
AH - so young. Only 2 million in front of me.
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Old 18.03.2021, 20:59
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Re: When can we take covid vaccine

Why would you want to?

I will happily wait until the zombie apocalypse, in case it comes.

If it doesn't, then it was all pointless.

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Re: When can we take covid vaccine

as the age of the cohorts called up for vaccination decreases, I expect the no-vaxxers to increase in % as they don't sense an immediate danger from covid.

So we might luck out, who knows...
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