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Vaccino, stop at the evening slot in the Hub Fiera in Palermo


PALERMO (ITALPRESS) – The Mediterranean Fair of Palermo returns to the traditional opening hours and distributes the open day for the over over a wider time slot) 50. The provincial vaccination hub of Palermo, from tomorrow, Tuesday 25 January, will remain open from 9 at 19, with the possibility, for citizens over 50, to show up even without a reservation when they want (always within the limits of this time slot). In this regard, it was decided to suspend, at least for now, the evening openings from 20 at 24.

“We have embraced the flexible hub formula from the beginning, also from the point of view of opening and closing times – explains the Covid Commissioner of the Metropolitan City of Palermo, Renato Costa -. Many over-fifties who showed up at the gates of the Fair during the day, without a reservation. We want to understand whether to distribute the open day for them throughout the day, instead of only from 18 at 24, could meet the needs of this portion even more users that we urgently need to vaccinate “.

For children and young people between 5 and 18 years the open day from 9 to 19 was already foreseen; as always, children in range 5 – 11 years will be vaccinated at the pediatric pavilion, on 20 A, while you give 12 years and over can go to the pavilion 20 for administrations.

It is also always open, as it has been since the beginning of the vaccination campaign, the open day for over eighty and severely disabled (law holders 104 / 1992, art.3 co. 3): they too will be able to get vaccinated at the hub every day without reservation, always from 9 at 19.

Those wishing to book, however, can do so on the platform of the Mediterranean Fair at the link but also on the portals of the Italian Post Office or Sicily Coronavirus.

The Mediterranean Fair is always open, even on holidays, for vaccines and tampons. In addition to the aforementioned vaccination times, the drive-in antigen testing area is open every day from 8am to 13.