More Pop-Up Covid-19 Vaccine Clinics in Sandwell Announced
05 Jul 2021 by Mazeline Hemmings
- Health & Wellbeing
Sandwell Council, in partnership with NHS Black Country and West Birmingham CCG and local community organisations, is setting up more pop-up Covid-19 vaccination clinics across the borough – including two days at the home of West Bromwich Albion from 5th July.
And it’s not just Albion fans who are welcome – anyone aged 18 or over can go along to get vaccinated at The Hawthorns on Wednesday and Thursday, the 7 & 8 July, or at several other locations around Sandwell over the next four weeks.
The following pop-up clinics offering the Pfizer vaccine are being organised for the coming weeks as follows:
• Tuesday 6 July at West Bromwich Leisure Centre, More Street, West Bromwich, from 11 am – 3 pm (anyone visiting the leisure centre will be offered a free day pass to use at a future date)
• Wednesday 7 July and Thursday 8 July at West Bromwich Albion Football Club, The Hawthorns, Birmingham Road, from 10 am – 6 pm
• Tuesday 13 July at Smethwick Library, High Street, Smethwick, from 10 am – 4 pm
• Wednesday 14 July at Rounds Green Library, Martley Road, Oldbury, from 10 am – 4 pm
• Thursday 15 July at Friar Park Millennium Centre, Friar Park Road, Wednesbury, from 10 am – 4 pm
• Tuesday 20 July and Thursday 22 July at Victoria Park Skill Centre, Corbett Street, Smethwick, from 1.30 pm – 3.30 pm
• Wednesday 4 August at Windmill Community Centre, Messenger Road, Smethwick from 10 am – 3 pm
Please note these pop-ups offer the Pfizer vaccine only.
Details of clinics are also available online at www.healthysandwell.co.uk/clinics
Anyone aged 40 or over who needs their second dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine, can go to Tipton Sports Academy, Wednesbury Oak Road, Tipton, Monday to Sunday from 8 am – 8 pm. Please make sure it’s at least eight weeks since your first dose. For those 39 and under who had a first dose of AZ, they can get their second dose after 12 weeks.
• No appointment is necessary.
• No NHS number is needed.
• No need to be registered with a GP.
• No residential address is needed.
• Offering both first and second dose vaccines – remember to be take your vaccine card if you’ve had your first vaccination.
With Covid-19 cases rising both in Sandwell and across the West Midlands region, being fully vaccinated is the best way of protecting yourself and others from becoming seriously ill.