Stuttgart (dpa/lsw) - Vaccination appointments for the corona vaccination can be arranged centrally in Baden-Württemberg from September 19 via the website impftermin-bw.de. As the health department announced on Thursday, citizens can use the portal to view and book free vaccination appointments in the area or to be put on a waiting list. According to the authority, the vaccine used is already displayed when booking. In addition, it should be possible to make an appointment free of charge via the telephone hotline 0800 28227291.
According to the health department, vaccinations against the corona virus are given in autumn and winter in Baden-Württemberg in around 7,000 practices of established doctors, in pharmacies and at dentists. In addition, there are mobile vaccination teams, which are used in particular in old people's and nursing homes. Vaccination centers should no longer exist.
The Standing Committee on Vaccination currently recommends the second booster vaccination (fourth vaccination) for people over the age of 60 and people with an increased risk of severe COVID-19 courses.