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Adelphi Square to host mobile Covid-19 vaccine clinic this Friday and Saturday

Posted on - 20th January, 2022 - 10:40am | Author - | Posted in - Education, Health, Preston Council, Preston News, UCLan, University campus
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An Adelphi Square mobile vaccine clinic will tomorrow welcome residents seeking Covid-19 jabs to help stop the spread of the virus.

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Sited at the new Adelphi Square on Fylde Road between 10am and 4pm on Friday 21 and Saturday 22 January, the location is central and convenient for walk-in appointments.

The service will offer 1st, 2nd and booster vaccinations and is available to anyone age 12 years old and over, with no appointment required.

Preston City Council said while Covid-19 has been around for almost two years, the different variants remind us that we all need to keep doing what we can to stay safe.

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Adrian Phillips, Chief Executive of Preston City Council, said: “Thanks to everyone’s hard work and mutual support in regular testing and getting their vaccines when invited.

“Preston has a very strong and attractive restaurant and hospitality sector with a busy high street. As we all visit bars, cafes, hairdressers and other businesses, it is important that everyone takes up the offer of a vaccine when it’s their turn.

“I would encourage everyone who has not already received a vaccine, or who is ready for their second or booster jabs, to visit this mobile clinic in Preston to keep ourselves, our families and our communities safe.”

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Phillips said the council welcomes the central site location, and they are grateful for the support of the NHS, UCLan and others.

The council said a vital step is continuing the NHS vaccination programme and the best chance to turn the tide and save lives.

They said other ways to control the spread of the virus is for everyone to continue to follow the steps of washing hands, using a face covering and social distancing.

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The council reminded residents that they are working to tackle false information about the vaccine and ensure it is safe and thoroughly tested.



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