MOH Announces Starting Registration of Taking COVID-19 Vaccine for Citizens and Residents

Riyadh, Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced the start of registration for taking Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, starting today, for all citizens and residents, through “Sehaty” application via the link: http://onelink.to/yjc3nj.
MOH affirmed the safety and effectiveness of the vaccine and obtaining the vaccine is free for all citizens and residents, in implementation of the directives of the Saudi leadership.
MOH explained that the vaccination will be in three stages: the first stage targets: citizens and residents who are over 65 years old; professionals who are most vulnerable to infection, people who are obese and have a body mass of more than 40, and those who have a lack of immunity such as organ transplantation or take immunosuppressive drugs, and those who have two or more of the following chronic diseases: asthma, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, chronic heart disease including coronary artery disease, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and those with a history of stroke.
The second stage includes citizens and residents who are over 50 years old, the rest of health practitioners, and those who have one of the following chronic diseases: asthma, diabetes, chronic kidney disease, chronic heart diseases including coronary artery disease, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and active cancer, and those who have obesity and have a body mass of between 30 – 40, while the last stage for all citizens and residents who wish to take the vaccine.
MOH affirmed that this step comes as an extension of the efforts of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that has taken since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, and it has a clear role in addressing this pandemic and preserving the health and safety of citizens and residents.

 

Source: Saudi Press Agency

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