France Covid-19 vaccine campaign calendar

The French government is aiming to vaccinate every willing adult by the end of the summer. Here is a quick look at the key dates

3 March 2021
By Connexion journalist

France’s Covid-19 vaccination campaign began on December 27, 2020. The first to receive the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine were elderly patients in care homes, alongside its employees.

A slow start to the campaign received widespread criticism, but the government has since expanded the rollout.

Four vaccines have now been approved for use in France: Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, AstraZeneca and Johnson&Johnson. 

Below you'll find a quick-look timetable of the vaccination campaign to see who is eligible and when.

Information on booking a vaccine appointment at a centre near you can be found on sante.fr. You can also arrange an appointment on booking platforms, Doctolib.frMaiia and Keldoc

Covid-19 vaccine in France: Your FAQs answered

Some users have reported issues such as having to wait up to two months for an appointment. The French government has said it is working to resolve these issues.

The campaign is expected to continue to follow the timeline below, as of April 12.

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