On 1 March 2020, the first case of COVID-19 was registered in Essen. The voluntary vaccination against COVID-19 started in the city on 27 December 2020. The vaccination at the vaccination center Essen is only possible by appointment: online at www.116117.de or by using the free telephone number 0800 116117-01. Furthermore, appointments can be made at doctors' offices.
Below, the City of Essen provides further information, download materials and helpful links with regard to the coronavirus vaccination.