Why are we vaccinating for COVID-19? The object of the vaccination is to protect individuals from contracting the disease and to achieve herd immunity, which will prevent the spread of the pandemic. Approximately 60–70% of the population will need to be vaccinated to achieve heard immunity. The plan is to vaccinate approximately 75% of the nation who were born in 2006 or earlier.
Vaccination against COVID-19 in Iceland will be co-ordinated throughout the country, and persons will be called in for inoculation according to prioritisation schedules.
Those who have been confirmed as having had COVID-19 by PCR tests or antibody tests do not need vaccination.
For more information and questions and answers regarding the COVID-19 vaccination, please visit this site. (In Polish, English and Icelandic)