The Polish health minister has urged Ukrainian citizens to take advantage of free vaccinations on offer at the Polish health service.
Ukrainian children, who fled the war in Ukraine, will have to have compulsory vaccinations in line with the Polish health programme, if they have been in Poland for three months or longer, the health ministry has said.
Ukrainians fleeing the war will get free Covid vaccinations under a government programme, Adam Niedzielski, the health minister, announced on Friday.
A Polish health ministry spokesperson has said that although the country is coming out of the fifth wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, vaccinations remains important.
Poland's Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced via Twitter, on Wednesday, that the country had donated one million Covid-19 vaccines for Afghan refugees in Iran.
Most Poles oppose compulsory Covid-19 vaccinations, according to a new poll published on Tuesday.
The Polish president has said he is against obligatory vaccinations as introducing this could have "social consequences."
Data provided by Poland's Ministry of Health to PAP reveals that 92 percent of doctors and 82 percent of the group consisting of nurses, midwives and pharmacists are vaccinated.
Poland has submitted an order for over 4 million doses of the EU's newly approved Novavax Covid vaccine, a Health Ministry spokesman said on Tuesday.
The intensity of the fifth pandemic wave will depend upon the willingness of people to get vaccinated, the prime minister said on Monday morning.