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Ukrainian refugees

The war in Ukraine unfortunately continues. Therefore many Ukrainian citizens left their country and travelled to different countries in Europe for their own safety. Also in Kennemerland refugees have been received. 

On this page you can find information about the healthcare that GGD Kennemerland provides for Ukrainian refugees.

Ukrainian refugees & coronavirus

Coronavirus vaccines

From October the 2nd 2023, certain target groups can get a corona vaccine from the GGD Kennemerland. The corona vaccine protects against serious illness and hospitalization due to corona. The vaccine is free for everyone in the Netherlands, including refugees from Ukraine.

Who can get a corona vaccine?

People who are at a higher risk of becoming seriously ill from corona can get the corona vaccine this autumn. 

These are:

  • People over 60
  • Adults who receive an invitation to get the flu vaccine
  • Medically high risk groups
  • Pregnant women

See more information: Vaccination against COVID19 | GGD Kennemerland

Also read the flyer about the corona vaccination campaign.


Testing for corona is no longer necessary, inluding doing a self-test. If you have symptoms of corona, you can decide to test yourself with a corona self-test. Please follow the general advice to prevent respiratory infections. Read more on self-tests and symptoms on

More info about corona self-testing

Keep yourself safe

See the corona advice at: Coronavirus advice in brief | Coronavirus Covid-19 |

More info

COVID-19 in the Netherlands: how the Netherlands deals with coronavirus | Leaflet |

Ukrainian refugees & youth health care

Youth vaccinations

Children from Ukraine can be vaccinated against diseases such as polio, measles and rubella under the Netherlands’ national immunisation programme. The programme covers all children in the Netherlands. You can make an appointment with GGD Kennemerland to get your child vaccinated or to learn more. 

Please fill in the intake form to make an appointment (in English, Ukrainian and Russian): youth health care GGD Kennemerland.

More info about the vaccinations: Dutch National Immunisation Programme |

About youth health care

Find more information about what youth health care provides for your children.

Contact information Youth health care GGD Kennemerland

  • Pregnant women & children age 0-4 years in municipality Haarlemmermeer (Badhoevedorp, Beinsdorp, Buitenkaag, Burgerveen, Cruquius, Haarlemmerliede, Halfweg, Lijnden, Lisserbroek, Nieuw-Vennep, Rijsenhout, Spaarndam Oost, Spaarnwoude, Vijfhuizen, Weteringbrug, Zwaanshoek and Zwanenburg):
    Call 023-7891777 on workdays, or send an email to
  • Pregnant women & children age 0-4 years in municipalities Bloemendaal, Beverwijk, Haarlem, Heemstede, Heemskerk, Velserbroek, Velsen Noord, IJmuiden, Zandvoort:
    Call 088-995 95 95 on workdays, or send an email to
  • Children age 4-18 years in the whole region Kennemerland:
    Call 023-7891777 on workdays, or send an email to