Vaccination and offer of vaccines

Read more about your options for receiving a corona vaccine (covid-19), influenza vaccine and pneumococcal vaccine.

In order to protect people who are at particular risk of becoming seriously ill with covid-19, influenza or pneumococci, the Danish Health Authority recommends that the risk groups and people in close contact with them accept the offer of vaccination.

The vaccines are offered free of charge from 1 October 2022 and you will automatically receive an invitation by email. However, residents of nursing homes/centres and citizens over the age of 85 are already offered the covid-19 vaccine from mid-September.

Who is offered a vaccine?
Vaccine Covid-19 (coronavirus) Influenza Pneumococcus Whooping cough
Group offered vaccine
  • Everyone aged 50 and over
  • Health and care staff
  • People under the age of 50 are at increased risk of a serious course
  • Pregnant
  • Relatives of persons at increased risk
  • Everyone aged 65 and over
  • Health and care staff
  • Pregnant women in the 2nd and 3rd trimester
  • Children aged 2-6 years
  • People living with certain chronic diseases
  • Persons over 65 years of age
  • People living with certain chronic diseases
  • Welders


The vaccines are free and completely voluntary.

Read more about the Danish Health Authority's vaccination programme

Can I get help booking an appointment for a vaccine?

If you need help booking a vaccination appointment, you can contact Region Southern Denmark's hotline for vaccination and testing (see also contact information at the bottom of the page). If you prefer to be vaccinated by your own doctor, you can contact your own doctor directly and find out more about the options.


Contact us

Region Southern Denmark - hotline for help with vaccination and testing

Read more about Region Southern Denmark's hotline for vaccination and testing

Tlf. nr.: +45 99 44 07 17 (tast 1)

Phone hours:

Weekdays: 08.00 - 15.00 
Weekends and public holidays: 09.00 – 13.00