The Ministry of Health announced that the second package of self-test kits will be available to citizens until Thursday and that the distribution of a third kit will begin Friday.
Eligible citizens are those who have completed their vaccination regimen with a two-dose jab or one-dose for JJ or were administered the booster shot and they are registered with GeSY Health Scheme. In addition, children up to 17 years of age who have received at least one dose of the vaccine and the period for the 2nd dose has not yet elapsed are also eligible to receive the free test kits.
All GeSY registered citizens can pick up the kits from pharmacies using their ID. Each pack has 5 self-tests.
In case of a positive result, all citizens are asked to contact their GP who will refer them for a PCR at public clinics.
Those not registered with GeSY but have completed their vaccination regimen, or have completed it at any EU country and are GeSY eligible, can receive the kits from designated spots as follows:
Nicosia-Old General Hospital 10:30-13:00 daily, Limassol-Maternity Center Old Hospital 12-13:00 daily, Larnaka - Maternity Center Old Hospital 10:30-13:00 daily, Paphos-Maternity Center Old Hospital 10:30-13:00 daily, Famagusta -Maternity Center Old Hospital 10:30-13:00 daily.
In case of a positive result for this particular category, citizens should contact the coordination center of the public clinics at firstname.lastname@example.org with their name, telephone number, ID, Date of Birth and district and a picture of the self-test.