Millwall’s stadium will host a mass vaccination clinic for over-18s on Saturday as the push to get all SE Londoners inoculated against coronavirus continues.
The pop-up clinic at The Den in Bermondsey follows similar events held at The Valley in recent weeks, which saw hundreds get their jabs at the home of Charlton Athletic.
The Millwall clinic is being promoted by Lewisham and Southwark councils, but is open to all who haven’t had their first dose, including Greenwich residents. Booking via Eventbrite is advised, but walk-ups will be accepted.
The clinic will be offering Pfizer jabs between 8am and 8pm.
Thousands of #Lewisham residents will be able to get their #COVID19 vaccine at @MillwallFC's The Den this weekend as a pop-up clinic will offer Pfizer vaccine for everyone aged 18 or over ⚽
Book a slot online or walk in on the day: https://t.co/z9AC27vSHc pic.twitter.com/45EzS5GHBj
— Lewisham Council (@LewishamCouncil) July 7, 2021
Walk-in centres at Guy’s Hospital, next to London Bridge station, and St Thomas’ Hospital, close to Waterloo station, are also open to all over-18s every day from 8am to 7pm.
The renewed drive comes as case rates have nearly doubled in the past week. In Greenwich, 198 people in every 100,000 have tested positive for Covid-19; while in Lewisham, the figure is at 237. Bexley’s case rate is lower, at 158.
A number of pop-up clinics are continuing to open across the area offering vaccines to all over-18s. Pfizer vaccines are available at Plumstead Health Centre (Friday 9am to 6pm); Wallace Health Centre, Deptford (Friday 10am to 4pm); Amal Pharmacy, Greenwich Millennium Village (Friday and Saturday 10am to 4pm); and First Care Pharmacy, Thamesmead (Friday to Sunday, 9am to 6.30pm). Moderna jabs are on offer at Mangal Pharmacy, Well Hall Road, Eltham, on Friday from 11am to 1pm.
Clinics for over-40s include Lewisham Hospital (Tuesdays and Fridays, 8am to 4pm) and Late Night Woolwich Pharmacy on Woolwich New Road (daily 8am to noon).
According to Public Health England data, 65.4 per cent of adults in Greenwich have had one jab, with 44.7 per cent having had both – roughly in line with the London average. In Lewisham, the figures are 61.7 per cent and 41.1 per cent; in Bexley, the figures are 77.2 per cent adn 58.3 per cent, reflecting its older population.
For full details of all pop-up vaccination clinics – including those not mentioned here – visit the NHS SE London CCG website.
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