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  • Vaccination Plan for 3rd Quarter

  • Welfare, Health & Security News SMG 6215

    Direction

    • – Complete 1st dose vaccination for 6.7 million (70% of all citizens) by the end of September
    • – Support full school attendance for second semester through vaccination of workers in education and childcare
    • – Vaccination prioritized for seniors in their 50s through July to August
    • – Customized plan for vaccination blind spots: those who find it difficult to book reservations or make visits for vaccination, including the elderly and people with disabilities staying at home, people with developmental disabilities, and the homeless
    • – Establishment of additional vaccination centers (10 centers in total) and expansion of vaccination capacity by carrying out vaccination at Pfizer and Moderna consigned medical institutions
    • – Seeking the return to ordinary daily life and prevention of disease transmission through linking the vaccination goal with the level of disease control and prevention measures

    Vaccination schedule for the 3rd quarter

    * Establishment of a vaccination plan reflecting the type of vaccine as soon as the vaccine introduction schedule (about 80 million doses) is confirmed

    Vaccination schedule for the 3rd quarter
    Recipients Institution Period
    – Those who have not been vaccinated among those aged 60 to 74 who have booked reservations in advance in June Early July
    – Those who have not been vaccinated among those who have booked reservations in advance, such as essential social workers (under age 30), in June Vaccination center July 5–17
    – High school senior class and faculty Consigned medical institution
    Vaccination center
    Week of July 19 (Pfizer)
    – Teachers and care workers of daycare centers, kindergartens, elementary and middle schools July (Pfizer & Moderna)
    – Ages 55 to 59 Consigned medical institution Vaccination center Starting July 26
    – The elderly and people with disabilities staying at home, people with developmental disabilities, and the homeless who find it difficult to move July
    – Autonomous vaccination of local governments
    · Targets selected through the separate plan within the allocated quantity of vaccines
    Public health center
    Vaccination center
    End of July
    – Ages 50 to 54 Consigned medical institution
    Vaccination center
    Early August
    – Ages 18 to 49 August
    – Students preparing for university entrance exams Vaccination center
    Consigned medical institution
    August
    – Separate vaccination at workplaces
    · Major manufacturing factories, such as steel and automotive industries
    · On-site workers + partners
    Workplace
    Clinic
    August

    Major Pursuits

    • – (Mixed vaccination) Those who have received 1st dose vaccination early and will received their 2nd dose vaccination at a consigned medical institution will receive the Pfizer vaccine in July; (those who want to be vaccinated with AZ can be vaccinated after the 4th week of July at a consigned medical institution)
    • – (KI-PASS + vaccination certificate) Improvement of convenience through integrating QR electronic pass (KI-PASS) and vaccination certificate (by 7 companies, including Kakao and NAVER; July 12)
    • – (Multilingual services for vaccination certificate) 20 languages will be available for the vaccination certificate, starting with English in July, followed by Russian, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese, and more (by September)
    • – (Expansion of the functions of electronic vaccination verification app (COOV)) Provision of integrated service, including online reservation, electronic pre-examination questionnaire, and questions on health conditions (starting July)