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Amsterdammers stropen hun mouwen op voor de coronavaccinatie bij GGD Amsterdam.

Coronavirus vaccination in Amsterdam

21 september 2021

You are welcome to visit the GGD Amsterdam vaccination locations. You do not have to make an appointment. You can come to get your first or second shot, but also for answers to any questions you may have about getting vaccinated. In several areas of the city of Amsterdam you can get vaccinated by our mobile units.

We would like to explain to you how vaccination works at GGD Amsterdam. Please watch the video below for information on vaccination and the corona virus:

This video in other languages:

Getting your shot without an appointment

During opening hours you can come to us for your first or second shot, without having to make an appointment. Do keep in mind that there should be an interval of at least 28 days between shots.

Vaccination location or local mobile unit

You can find our locations all over the city. All vaccination sites are easily accessible, even with a wheelchair or walker. Wheelchairs are available for you to use. The locations have indoor waiting areas with plenty of space.
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Do you prefer to visit one of our mobile units? Look at our schedule to find out where you can find us.
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Wearing a face mask is compulsory at all of our locations, because keeping a safe distance is not always possible.

Do you prefer to make an appointment?

There are two ways to go about this: schedule an appointment online (NL and EN, use your DigiD).

You can also schedule your appointment by telephone. The national phone service can be reached at 0800 - 7070. Please have your Citizen Service Number (BSN) ready. The operator will ask you a few questions and schedule two appointments for you. This is because the vaccination consists of two injections.

Need help getting there?

If you do not have access to transportation to the vaccination site, you can ask someone you know for help. You can bring someone with you.

  • Do you use accessible public transit shuttles (AOV) or Valys? If so, you can use those as well. If you do not have an AOV card, you can contact 0800-0643 to request one.
  • Volunteers from Voor Elkaar in Amsterdam are happy to help elderly people to make an appointment or arrange transport to the vaccination site. Please call Voor Elkaar in Amsterdam: 020 - 767 0031.

After the vaccination

After the vaccination, you will sit in a waiting room for another 15 minutes to see if an allergic reaction occurs. A doctor is present at all times.

Please take these with you to the appointment:

  • Your ID card or passport*
  • A face mask
  • Clothing that allows easy access to your upper arm.

You can bring someone to the appointment to help you.

*undocumented persons are welcome without a passport or an ID card

Possible side effects

For a few days after the vaccination, you may experience muscle pain or fever. This is normal. Do you have any concerns? Please contact your doctor.

Have you been vaccinated? If so, there is a good chance that you will not become ill or will feel less ill after an infection with the coronavirus. It is not yet known whether someone who has been vaccinated can still spread the virus. For this reason, you should still follow the generally applicable coronavirus rules after the vaccination.

More information

We can imagine that you still have questions about the coronavirus vaccines and the vaccination process itself. You can find more information about on the website of the Dutch government.

  • Information in other languages.
  • Do you have general questions about the vaccines or the vaccination process? Call the national number 0800 - 1351 (NL and EN, daily from 8 am - 8 pm)
  • If you have specific questions for GGD Amsterdam - Public Health Service, please visit the contact page.