Refugees and COVID-19 vaccination in Bulgaria

The refugees will be vaccinated according to the terms and conditions for the Bulgarian citizens. They will be included in the vaccination phases according to the group to which they belong. COVID-19 vaccination is recommended and will be performed by general practitioners MDs after the expressed request and informed consent by the person.

The vaccination campaign in Bulgaria will take place in 5 phases:

Phase 1: Medical staff

Phase 2: Consumers and staff of social institutions, pedagogical specialists and staff of mink farms

Phase 3: Personnel involved in maintaining the functioning of basic public life activities

Phase 4: Elderly people aged 65 and over and people with concomitant chronic diseases

Phase 5: Vulnerable groups due to the high epidemiological risk of infection related to their living conditions and lifestyle