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Health Alert: Tunisia, Domestic COVID-19 Vaccine Campaign

The Tunisian Ministry of Health has begun their COVID-19 vaccination campaign!

The Government of Tunisia plans to vaccinate the public using a phased approach, which prioritizes individuals based on their age, employment category, and medical history.  The Ministry of Health has already begun to vaccinate medical professionals working with COVID-19 patients, persons aged 75 and older, and persons living in retirement homes.  The full phased strategy is outlined below.

U.S. citizens in Tunisia can register to receive a COVID-19 vaccination through the Tunisian Ministry of Health at www.evax.tn.  The website is only accessible through a Tunisian IP address, and is available in French or Arabic.  Registrants must answer all of the questions and wait to receive a confirmation with a registration number.   Please remember to record or take a screenshot of your registration number.

U.S. citizens who are dual nationals with an issued Tunisian identification card (CNN) can also register to receive a COVID-19 vaccination by dialing *2021# and responding to the various questions via telephone.  If successful, you will receive a text message with your registration number.

Government of Tunisia Phased Vaccination Strategy:

Phase 1

  • Health professionals working with COVID-19 patients
  • Persons aged 75 and older
  • Elderly persons living in group facilities/retirement homes

Phase 2

  • Persons aged 60 and older
  • Personnel at dialysis clinics
  • Dentists
  • All other healthcare personnel

Phase 3

  • Adults with preexisting medical conditions
  • Essential services personnel (military, police, education, transport, etc.)

Phase 4

  • Adults who live or work directly with at-risk individuals
  • Other working professionals

Phase 5

  • All adults 18 and older

Please note that the U.S. Government does not plan to provide or give COVID-19 vaccinations to private U.S. citizens overseas.

For more information about the COVID-19 vaccines being used in the United States, please review the CDC’s website here:  www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/index.html.

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