Covid vaccines for Tower Hamlets hits 100,000 milestone

One hundred thousand individuals have had their first Covid jab within the East End’s mass vaccination programme. 

The milestone means 80 per cent of Tower Hamlets’ inhabitants in precedence teams has had the first injection, with the 100,000th jab on May 7. Around 30,000 individuals have additionally had their second jab.

Jabbed... a smiling Cllr Rachel Blake who's had her first Covid vaccine  

Jabbed… a smiling Cllr Rachel Blake who’s had her first Covid vaccine

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People are being inspired by instance to take up appointments when provided, like deputy mayor Rachel Blake who had her first jab on the Mile End Art Pavilion. 

“We’re setting up extra walk-in clinics,” she revealed. “There are nonetheless eligible individuals but to take up the vaccine, so I’d encourage them to e-book their vaccine to guard themselves and their households.” 

Covid-19 Vaccination at Granby Hall in February

Covid-19 Vaccination at Granby Hall in February

– Credit: Kois Miah

The council has organized advert hoc clinics at locations like Bethnal Green’s Granby Hall and the East London Mosque in Whitechapel, run “vaccine roadshows” and supplied on-line assist together with the #Ihadmyjab marketing campaign, which inspires social media customers to take a photograph and put up it on their feeds. 

Its “vaccine helpline” is on 020 7364 3030 for these eligible to e-book appointments and is run by a group talking eight languages.   

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