The city of Essen organises various vaccination services all over the city on a regular basis. For the vaccination no appointment is required. All dates and addresses can be found here on the City of Essen website.
People over the age of 12 years can receive their first, second or booster vaccination. Usually, a mRNA vaccine (Moderna or BioNTech/Pfizer) is used. Vaccine recipients cannot choose the vaccine. The medical staff on site decides which vaccine will be used in which case. However, anyone over 12 years can choose the protein-based vaccine Nuvaxovid® from Novavax at the central vaccination center, which is located in the Theaterpassage, Rathenaustraße 2. Children from five to eleven years, especially if they have previous illnesses, can also be vaccinated.
In general, vaccinations are also possible at doctors‘ offices.
Below, the City of Essen provides further information, download materials and helpful links with regard to the coronavirus vaccination.