COVID-19 Vaccine

On 21 December 2020, Singapore received its first shipment of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines. Since then, the government has rolled out a COVID-19 vaccination programme and announced plans to set up more vaccination centres across the country. Vaccination is free to all Singaporeans and long-term residents in Singapore.

At Parkway Shenton, we are monitoring the developments of the coronavirus vaccine closely, and are on standby to support the nation’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts in keeping our people safe and protected during this global pandemic.

Read more about the COVID-19 vaccine.


Listen to Dr Leong Hoe Nam, infectious disease specialist at Mount Elizabeth Hospital, in this video as he explains more about the coronavirus vaccine.


The contents on this page were based on existing data and information shared by health authorities and Parkway Pantai doctors as of January 2021. For the latest news and developments on COVID-19 and vaccines in Singapore, please visit

Frequently Asked Questions

List for COVID-19 vaccine FAQ

  • How does the COVID-19 vaccine work?

  • Why is getting a COVID-19 vaccine important?

  • Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe?

  • Is the COVID-19 vaccine effective?

  • What are the side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine?

  • Who should take the COVID-19 vaccine?

  • Is the COVID-19 vaccine similar to that of a flu vaccine?

  • Can I stop wearing masks after vaccination?