It will be necessary to move up a gear to vaccinate with a booster dose everyone who must be by January 15.
The Regional Health Agency (ARS) of the capital region indicates this Friday that several vaccination centers will reopen in Île-de-France in the coming days to meet demand.
"Today, 108 vaccination centers are open in Île-de-France," said the ARS.
"If they had sometimes reduced their hours, they will open new meetings, especially in the evening and on weekends, to be able to accommodate more people," she added.
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Thus, in the Yvelines, seven centers are to open next week, so as to double the current supply.
For Val-d'Oise, according to our information, a vaccination center should open on Wednesday in the premises of the old ice rink in Cergy, in addition to the ten already open in the department.
The capacity of these centers will soon be 60,000 injections per week against 30,000 currently.
Also in pharmacies and at the doctor's office
The vaccination strategy is also based on city medicine.
"Today, more than 40% of the vaccine doses injected are at his pharmacist or his doctor, sometimes even his dentist or his midwife", insists the ARS, for whom "we can push this offer even further. town, especially among doctors or through occupational medicine ”.
In the Paris region, 2,700 pharmacies, or three quarters of pharmacies, and 1,660 doctors offer vaccination, underlined the ARS.
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At the national level, government spokesman Gabriel Attal said Friday morning on BFMTV and RMC that 300 vaccination centers would reopen in "the next few days, the next weeks". "There were at the peak (of the vaccination campaign) 1,600 vaccination centers in France, today we are at 1,100," he detailed. Regarding the recall, "we have the doses, 26 million are in stock, several million are already in the refrigerators of pharmacists and doctors", assured Gabriel Attal.
The number of cases has been increasing very rapidly in France for several days.
On Thursday, the government extended the booster dose to the entire population as they received their last injection more than five months ago.
As of January 15, the booster dose will be mandatory for those who were vaccinated more than seven months ago.
For those over 65, this date is reduced to December 15.