Coventry University to open pop-up vaccination clinic on campus - The Coventry Observer

16th Aug, 2022

Coventry University to open pop-up vaccination clinic on campus

COVENTRY University will operate a pop-up vaccination clinic on its Coventry campus from Sunday 5 September, offering first or second doses of the Pfizer vaccine to staff and students who are yet to receive them.

The vaccinations are provided free of charge as part of the UK’s wider vaccination programme.

Anybody aged 18 or over in the UK is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination for free, regardless of their nationality or immigration status.

Run by the university’s on-campus medical centre, the pop-up clinic will be based in the George Eliot Building opposite The Hub.

People accessing the pop-up clinic will not be required to make an appointment or be registered with a GP, although they will be encouraged to register with one as it will mean they can book an appointment to receive their vaccine at a time and location that suits them, and also access a full range of medical services.

They can also book appointments online through the National Booking Service, and staff at the on-campus pop-up clinic will be able to provide advice on registering with a GP practice on the day if requested.

Professor Ian Marshall, Coventry University deputy vice-chancellor and chief operating officer, said: “The pop-up clinic will help make our students, staff and wider communities safer.

“Vaccinations provide protection against COVID-19 as vaccinated people are less likely to inadvertently spread COVID-19 to people they are in contact with.

“The COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in the UK have met strict standards of safety, quality and effectiveness.”

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