Updates: 11.06.2021 00:42
Prague – As of today, people who do not have public health insurance in the Czech Republic or the European Union and have been residing in the Czech Republic for a long time can register in the Czech Republic for vaccination against coronavirus. This also applies to foreigners living in the Czech Republic. The reservation system will offer them vaccination places, where there will also be staff speaking a foreign language.
People without health insurance will be vaccinated with a substance from Pfizer / BioNTech. They will pay for the vaccine and its application themselves, the price will not exceed 850 crowns.
In each region, at least one vaccination site will be designated for this population group. There will be six of them in Prague, including the large-capacity O2 Universum center. Most places in the regions are ready to open the dates for vaccinations immediately, the Prague centers will list them in the second half of June.
Applicants can register through the Central Registration System, where a separate application form is prepared, at registrace.mzcr.cz/samoplatci.
It is not known how many uninsured foreigners live in the Czech Republic or in Prague. According to statistics from the Ministry of the Interior, 656,300 foreigners lived in the Czech Republic at the end of the first quarter, of which 344,300 were temporary and the others permanently. Those who work in the Czech Republic as employees have Czech public health insurance.
Health insurance companies estimate the cost of vaccinating the entire Czech population at about nine billion crowns. Vaccination centers that will administer the vaccine to self-payers will refund the amounts to the insurance companies.
Source: České noviny – hlavní události by www.ceskenoviny.cz.
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