The UV to vaccinate against COVID-19 at its campuses on 18 and 20 October
- Office of the Principal
- October 6th, 2021
Within the framework of agreement with the Valencian Department of Universal Health and Public Health, the medical services of the Universitat de València will vaccine, upon inscription, members of the university community (students, teaching and research staff and administrative and service staff) who have not completed their vaccination programme against COVID at the health offices of the UV campuses (Blasco Ibánez, Burjassot-Paterna and Tarongers) on 18 and 20 October.
On Monday 27 September, the Regional Minister for Universal Health and Public Health addressed the principals of Valencian universities to accept their collaboration offer in the vaccination process against COVID-19, taking part in the vaccinattion phase those people who, until now, have not completed their vaccination programme.
The aim of this new phase of collaboration is to bring this service closer to the study and workplace, facilitating the compatibility of opening hours for members of the university community who have not yet iniciated or completed their vaccination programme.
After the technical coordination meeting held on Tuesday 28 September with the Regional Ministry, and the internal coordination tasks, the principal of the Universitat de València, Mª Vicenta Mestre, informed of the process that will be followed to the deans and school directors on Thursday 30 September and to the Governing Council on Tuesday 5 October.
Under the coordination of the office of the deputy general manager for Economic Coordination and Services, the Health and Safety and the Environment Service will vaccinate members of the university community who wish to be vaccinated through their health offices, by prior appointment.
The electronic management department and the Website and Marketing Unit of the University have collaborated in the design of this process.
Information on this phase of vaccination is provided below.
Who can get vaccinated?
This is an extraordinary opportunity to get vaccinated at the Universitat de València and is aimed at any member of the university community: students (including incoming Erasmus students and students from international programmes), PAS (Administrative and Service Staff) and PDI (Teaching and Research Staff, including Research Trainee Staff).
Both those who have not get any shots and those who are awaiting their second dose to complete their vaccination programme will be attented to.
In accordance with the instructions of the Valencian Department of Universal Health and Public Health, it cannot be attended at the University:
Inoculations of the third vaccine dose, intended only for specific groups. This third dose requires medical prescription and will only be administered at the vaccination points established by the Regional Ministry.
Inoculation of a second vaccine dose for people who have suffered from COVID-19. In these cases, the vaccination programme is limited to a single dose, which can be used to obtain the EU Digital COVID Certificate with equivalent effects to the standard two-dose course.
What vaccine will be administered?
The vaccine provided by the Valencian Department of Universal Health and Public Health for this vaccination phase is Pfizer.
Therefore, at least three weeks should elapse between the first and second dose.
Vaccination location and schedule
Vaccines will be administrated on 18 and 20 October, from 8:30 to 10:45 am and from 11:30 to 2 pm and on 20 October from 3:45 to 5:00 pm at the health offices of the Universitat de València campuses (Blasco Ibáñez, Burjassot-Paterna and Tarongers).
Any member of the university community can schedule an appointment at any of the health offices, regardless of the campus where they carry out their activities.
Appointments must be requested in advance in order to be vaccinated, and it is possible to select the day and time slot within the availability of appointments, through the online system provided to request vaccination.
How to schedule a vaccination appointment?
Through the online application set up for this vaccination process.
This is the link to schedule an appointment: go.uv.es/vacunacovid/citaprevia
Those interested in this vaccination process must be in possession of their Identity Document (ID card, Foreigners’ Identity Number or passport) and, preferably, their SIP (Population Information System) health insurance card.
It is recommended that all those interested apply for their SIP card in advance at their health centre or online if they reside in another autonomous community or country.
For more information on how to obtain a SIP card, click here: http://www.san.gva.es/web/dgcal/tarjeta-sanitaria
People with a vaccine dose administered outside the Valencian Community will have to provide the neccesary documentation justifying the first dose in order to receive a second dose, including the type of vaccine, the batch, place and date of vaccination.
Without this documentation the person cannot be considered vaccinated.
To request specific information on this procedure, plese contact the Health and Safety and the Environment Service at email@example.com.